NordVPN reports 165% surge in users as remote working increases globally | Data Economy
As remote working is fast becoming the new normal in the midst of the outbreak, setting up at home and accessing company systems through external connections may present its own security problems.
VPN provider NordVPN has reported recording 165% growth in users due to more and more people working from home amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to Google Trends, the search term “VPN” has surged since last week. In the US, it grew by 25%, the UK 20%, Germany 30%, Spain 40%, and Italy, which has suffered the largest coronavirus outbreak in Europe, 55%. These numbers are also reflected in VPN sales.