Ian Garland

Ian Garland

Ian Garland is a distinguished author and cybersecurity expert, boasting over six years of dedicated service as a writer and editor for Comparitech.com. His expertise primarily focuses on privacy, VPN testing and evaluation, and exploring the unique online challenges faced by internet users around the world. His work offers insightful analysis into both emerging and established VPN services, underlining his deep understanding of the digital security landscape.

Holding a first-class Bachelor's degree in Computing from the University of the Highlands and Islands, Ian has established himself as a prominent voice in the field of online security. His insights and analyses have been featured across prestigious platforms including The Gazette, the RSA Cybersecurity Conference blog, RTInsights, Circuit Magazine, and Security Boulevard. His work goes beyond mere reporting, delving into critical examinations of the ever-evolving cyber world.

Outside his professional life, Ian maintains a keen interest in the streaming universe, particularly keeping abreast of the latest developments in the Kodi community. His passion for technology extends into personal projects, where he hones his coding skills. A lover of science fiction, Ian often immerses himself in sci-fi literature, reflecting his fascination with the future and the unknown realms of the digital universe.

Articles by Ian

Does your school’s internet filter stop you from checking Instagram or other social media sites? No problem: we’ll reveal a few ways to unblock Instagram at school so you can browse freely.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 23, 2023
Pewdiepie and NordVPN have teamed up to offer a steep discount to gamers. Below, we’ll explain how much you could save and how to take advantage of this special VPN deal. 
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 20, 2023
Thinking about signing up for NordVPN but wondering what it costs? We’ll break down its pricing structure, let you know about discounts, and explain how to save as much as possible. 
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 19, 2023
Struggling to access Quillbot in the office or at school? Don’t panic: we’re about to reveal how to unblock Quillbot (and similar AI-powered tools) at work or university in a matter of minutes.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 15, 2023
Does your school's web filter stop you from accessing genuinely useful websites? We’ll cover a few ways to unblock sites on school Chromebooks and other devices so you can browse freely. 
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 14, 2023
You might have heard that proxy servers are a good way to stay anonymous online or unblock content. We’ll explain when proxies are useful and reveal a few methods to improve your digital privacy. 
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 6, 2023
Sick of seeing commercials whenever you’re trying to unwind? Blocking ads on Roku TV is a little tricky, but definitely possible. Below, we’ll walk you through it step-by-step.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on November 1, 2023
Atlas VPN is a high-quality service that’s currently offering huge discounts on long-term plans. Read on to find out how you can save more than 80 percent with Atlas VPN’s latest deal!
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on February 2, 2024
If you’re sick of seeing ads on your iPhone, we can help. Below, we’ll explain how to block ads on iOS devices and dispel a few misconceptions about ad-blocking as a whole.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on October 27, 2023
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