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

The FIFA World Cup 2018 group stage is about to begin. In this post, we’ll explain how you can use
By Ian Garland in Sports Streaming on August 4, 2023
With the qualifiers out of the way, we’re about to enter the 2018 World Cup group stage. Although
By Ian Garland in Sports Streaming on August 4, 2023
You might have seen our article on the best Kodi addons, but in this piece, we’ll be singling out the best Kodi repositories. 
By Ian Garland in Kodi on May 18, 2023
Do you want to stream Canal+ outside of France? Unfortunately canalplus.com is geo-restricted, so you’ll need a VPN. In this guide, we recommend the best VPN for Canal+ and explain how to unblock it.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on January 21, 2024
Looking to watch Paramount Plus from abroad? If you want to watch Paramount Plus from a country where it's unavailable, you'll need a VPN, we list the best VPNs for Paramount+ and how to use them.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on May 1, 2024
Looking to watch CW Seed online? To watch CW Seed from outside the US, your best bet is to connect to a Virtual Private Network (VPN). We list the best VPNs for CW Seed, plus our tips for first-time set-up.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on September 25, 2023
Want to live stream the Champions League Final? We’ll explain how to watch Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid from anywhere (even abroad) using a Virtual Private Network (VPN).
By Ian Garland in Sports Streaming on May 30, 2024
Due to regional restrictions, 7plus is only accessible within Australia. If you’d like to watch 7plus from the US, Canada, the UK, or anywhere else, you’ll need a VPN. We list the best ones for the job.
By Ian Garland in VPN & Privacy on April 10, 2024
Having trouble installing addons? One of the most common (and confusing) Kodi problems is the "failed to install a dependency" error. We'll explain how to resolve it so you can get back to streaming.
By Ian Garland in Kodi on December 20, 2022
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