You can connect your Mac with an VPN when your company uses one by establishing a connection in the System Preferences. The exact steps you need to take will depend on the type of VPN you use however, most of the time it involves importing the security certificate used by your VPN. (Information about how to do this can be found on the VPN’s website.
If you don’t have access an enterprise-grade VPN service you can create an L2TP connection by using the built-in VPN settings on your Apple computer. To do so, open the System Preferences window and select Network. Click on the + icon, then click to add the VPN. To establish the connection, you’ll need to know your server address, username, password, and shared secret.
Once you have all this information, you can begin surfing the Internet using your Mac’s VPN connection. Your web searches will be transmitted through the VPN and this will make it impossible to track your activities online. This also protects you against your internet service provider selling your data. Net neutrality is at risk and without it, ISPs could sell your browsing history or even your physical location.
Installing a VPN on a MacBook can be used to unblock content that is not available in your area. Many entertainment websites block content that is restricted based on the region in which you live however a VPN can assist in getting over this. To get around this, you will have to sign up with an premium VPN service such as Surfshark, and then download the application for your Mac.