Mark Gill

Mark Gill is an experienced writer and editor with a keen focus on digital privacy. After joining the Comparitech team in 2018, Mark established himself as an authority on VPNs. Through his comprehensive articles and reviews, he underscores the many benefits of VPNs, from ensuring online privacy to providing unrestricted access to favorite TV shows and sports events globally.

A graduate of the University of Lincoln, Mark earned a BA (Hons) degree in English and Journalism before relocating to sunny Spain, where he spent half a decade teaching English.This experience enriched Mark's communication skills, which he later channeled into his writing and editing career. Further testament to his dedication to online security, Mark recently completed the Google Cybersecurity Professional Certificate.

When he’s not writing for Comparitech, Mark regularly uses VPNs to keep up with TV shows and sporting events from back home. He also likes to spend his free time mountain biking and following his American football team, the Detroit Lions—not to mention meticulously managing his fantasy football teams!

Articles by Mark

Malware, ransomware, spyware. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you hear all these similar terms. Yet it’s important to know what they are so you can effectively protect yourself from them.
By Mark Gill in Antivirus on April 12, 2024
Sick of seeing ads on Instagram? We explore the various tactics and tools you can use to remove or at least reduce Instagram ads, allowing you to focus on content that matters to you.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on April 10, 2024
Understanding the difference between MPLS and VPLS is crucial for professionals and organizations managing or designing network infrastructure. Here, we look at their differences.
By Mark Gill in Net Admin on April 9, 2024
In Texas and unable to access Pornhub? Due to a new law that requires users in Texas to verify their age, Pornhub has blocked access in the state. Find out how you can bypass the ban.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on April 4, 2024
Are you in Albania and in need of a VPN? Whether you’re trying to access geo-blocked content or just want to secure your connection, we take you through the best VPNs for Albania to help.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on March 26, 2024
Shopping for a new VPN? We provide a side-by-side comparison of TorGuard and NordVPN and cover everything from their speed to security features to help make your decision easier.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on March 20, 2024
Can’t decide on a VPN? With so many VPN services, it can be overwhelming! We’ve simplified the process with a side-by-side comparison of two popular providers: NordVPN and Mullvad.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on March 19, 2024
NordVPN always performs well in our speed tests and consistently ranks among the fastest VPNs. Despite this, there may be times when you suffer slow speeds. We’ll explain how to fix it.
By Mark Gill in VPN & Privacy on March 19, 2024
Looking to earn your CompTIA Security+ certification but unsure where to start? This guide walks you through the process, from purchasing your exam voucher to preparing for the exam.
By Mark Gill in Information Security on March 3, 2024
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