You can connect your Mac to a VPN if your company has one by establishing connections in System Preferences. The exact steps you need to take will depend on what type of VPN you use and will typically include the import of the security certificate used by your VPN. (Information on how to do this is available on the VPN’s website.
If you do not have access to an enterprise-specific VPN service, you can use your Apple computer’s built-in VPN settings for creating an L2TP over IPSec connection. Open System Preferences and select Network. Then choose the + icon to add an VPN connection. You’ll need the server address as well as a username, account name, and password for setting up this connection, and a shared secret.
Once you have all of this information, you can start surfing the Internet using your Mac’s VPN connection. Your internet searches will pass through the VPN and make it impossible for anyone else to observe your internet activities. This will also safeguard you from your internet service provider selling your personal data. Net neutrality, which is currently under threat from ISPs, could allow them to sell your browsing history as well as your physical location.
Installing a VPN on a MacBook can also be used to unlock content that is blocked in your area. Many websites restrict content according to the country where you reside however using a VPN will allow you to get over this. To get around this, you will have to sign-up with an premium VPN service like Surfshark and then download the application for your Mac.