Virtual private networks (VPNs) are used for much more than accessing Netflix while abroad. For businesses, they provide encrypted connections, not only securing devices and sensitive information, but also keeping IP addresses hidden, meaning you can browse anonymously.
VPNs work by creating a secure, encrypted connection between your computer and a server on the VPN's network, hiding all your traffic from your ISP and other third parties. If you only connect to HTTPS secured sites, your data remains encrypted even if you connect to the internet.
VPNs play a particularly important role in mobilising workforces, managing remote workers and uniting offices across different territories.
Here are some of the best VPNs for small businesses.
Read next: Best browsers for privacy 2018.