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Toby Manley

Cybersecurity Researcher

Toby Manley is a Cybersecurity Researcher and Writer at vpnMentor.

Toby specializes in online privacy and security and how VPNs can help you achieve this. He regularly tests VPNs and cybersecurity products. Toby keeps a pulse on the latest developments to bring readers up-to-date and factually correct VPN reviews so they can decide if a service will suit them.

Before joining vpnMentor, Toby was a freelance writer and technical project manager. His work on tech innovation has been featured by various tech platforms and NPOs such as Venture Cafe.

When he’s not putting VPNs through their paces, Toby enjoys studying web development.