Differences Between Firewalls And VPNs | Avast

Differences Between Firewalls And VPNs | Avast

You’ve probably heard of a firewall. You’ve maybe heard of a VPN. But what’s the difference? 

Since we’re living in a time when most people are ultra-conscious of germs and what they’re touching, maybe the easiest way to explain the difference between a firewall and a VPN is like this:

Think of a firewall as a rubber glove. It blocks bad stuff from getting to you. (But it also does more than that — which we’ll get to.)

Source:: Avast