VPNs: Why they matter, what rules are changing and who are the big users

There has been quite a bit of furore over VPNs in India as the government wanted VPN providers to strictly follow new cybersecurity rules. As a result, a few VPN providers have expressed doubts about continuing operations in India. We explain what a VPN is, why it is important and what’s the controversy all about.

VPNs: Why they matter, what rules are changing and who are the big users
There has been quite a bit of furore over VPNs in India as the government wanted VPN providers to strictly follow new cybersecurity rules. As a result, a few VPN providers have expressed doubts about continuing operations in India. We explain what a VPN is, why it is important and what’s the controversy all about.