West Ham United has expanded its portfolio of partners, announcing Ivacy VPN as its Official VPN Partner.

The partnership will allow the Hammers to place a focus on the rising importance of online safety and security.

West Ham United Digital and Commercial Director Karim Virani commented: “We are pleased to have Ivacy VPN on board. Considering the ever-increasing amount of data shared online, our partnership will promote the use of effective cyber tools that secure data. We look forward to working with Ivacy to bring great cyber security offers to Hammers’ fans.”

The partnership aims to educate Hammers fans on potential threats lurking on unsecured networks when they are online, as well as emphasising upon the need for encrypting internet connections for online safety.

Chief marketing officer at Ivacy VPN added on the partnership: “In recent years, Ivacy has proved its mettle as the leading online security solution, with thousands of users around the world. We ensure the provision of an economical, robust, and high-speed network that protects users round the clock.

“We are honoured to partner one of the biggest football clubs in the world. We, through this collaboration, hope to equip football fans with the right tools to defend themselves digitally on the internet.”

“A greater awareness about cybersecurity is the need of the hour in an ever-evolving society which is digitally connected today, more than ever. Using a VPN is no longer an option, rather a necessity.”

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