About
Surfshark

Surfshark is a cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy and security solutions. Our products include a VPN, Antivirus, Alert (a data leak detection system), Search (a private search tool), Incogni (automated personal data removal system), and lots more to come.

Surfshark team
Surfshark team 2

Our dream

is a world where people have full control of their digital lives. That’s why we humanize digital security, making it accessible to all.

About us
12.4M+App downloads
30+CyberSec awards
300+Employees
Best Value VPN 2023 (Germany)
Best Value VPN 2023 (Germany)
Accredited member of VPN Trust Initiative
Accredited member of VPN Trust Initiative
Forbes Technology Council member
Forbes Technology Council member
Forbes Advisor Best VPN for Unlimited Connections 2023
Forbes Advisor Best VPN for Unlimited Connections 2023
Independent Advisor Best Value VPN 2023
Independent Advisor Best Value VPN 2023
CNET’s Editor’s Choice for Best Value VPN 2022
CNET’s Editor’s Choice for Best Value VPN 2022
Surfshark Antivirus AV-TEST Certification 2022
Surfshark Antivirus AV-TEST Certification 2022
SourceForger
SourceForge Leader – Fall 2022
Prêmio Canaltech Vencedor
CanalTech most popular VPN service 2022
PCWorld
PCWorld Verified Product 2022 (Poland)
CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards
VPN Solution of the Year at CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards 2022
TechRadar Work From Home Awards 2021
TechRadar Work from Home must-have app 2021
Trusted Reviews Awards 2021
Trusted Review Best VPN 2021
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
Cybersecurity Excellence Award Gold 2021
AV-Comparatives
Top 3 Fast VPN 2021 – AV Comparatives
Globee® Business Awards
Globee Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards Gold 2021
Computer Bild
ComputerBild Best Price-Quality-Ration Product 2021 (Germany)
AV-TEST
AV-Test approved VPN solution 2020/2019
Info Security Product Guide Gold 1
Gold Winner for xHot Security Technology of the Year 2020 | Security Software
Info Security Product Guide Gold 2
Gold winner for Internet of Things(IoT) Security 2020
Info Security Product Guide Silver
Silver winner for Hot Security Company of the Year 2020 | Security Software
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Finalist
Finalist at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2020
Best Value VPN 2023 (Germany)
Best Value VPN 2023 (Germany)
Accredited member of VPN Trust Initiative
Accredited member of VPN Trust Initiative
Forbes Technology Council member
Forbes Technology Council member
Forbes Advisor Best VPN for Unlimited Connections 2023
Forbes Advisor Best VPN for Unlimited Connections 2023
Independent Advisor Best Value VPN 2023
Independent Advisor Best Value VPN 2023
CNET’s Editor’s Choice for Best Value VPN 2022
CNET’s Editor’s Choice for Best Value VPN 2022
Surfshark Antivirus AV-TEST Certification 2022
Surfshark Antivirus AV-TEST Certification 2022
SourceForger
SourceForge Leader – Fall 2022
Prêmio Canaltech Vencedor
CanalTech most popular VPN service 2022
PCWorld
PCWorld Verified Product 2022 (Poland)
CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards
VPN Solution of the Year at CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards 2022
TechRadar Work From Home Awards 2021
TechRadar Work from Home must-have app 2021
Trusted Reviews Awards 2021
Trusted Review Best VPN 2021
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards
Cybersecurity Excellence Award Gold 2021
AV-Comparatives
Top 3 Fast VPN 2021 – AV Comparatives
Globee® Business Awards
Globee Cyber Security Global Excellence Awards Gold 2021
Computer Bild
ComputerBild Best Price-Quality-Ration Product 2021 (Germany)
AV-TEST
AV-Test approved VPN solution 2020/2019
Info Security Product Guide Gold 1
Gold Winner for xHot Security Technology of the Year 2020 | Security Software
Info Security Product Guide Gold 2
Gold winner for Internet of Things(IoT) Security 2020
Info Security Product Guide Silver
Silver winner for Hot Security Company of the Year 2020 | Security Software
Cybersecurity Excellence Awards Finalist
Finalist at the Cybersecurity Excellence Awards 2020

Our timeline

Starting our journey

Starting our journey

What started as an idea finally became reality - Surfshark was born. We launched our VPN apps on macOS, Windows, Android, Android TV & Fire TV, and went through our first independent audit by Cure53.
Launching new products

Launching new products

As our first year passed, we began to add more layers to our cybersecurity offering - Surfshark Alert & Search. We also kick-started our research activities with the release of the first Digital Quality of Life (DQL) index, which has been updated annually since then.
Earning the industry’s trust

Earning the industry’s trust

We boomed in promoting online safety and privacy. Not only did Surfshark move to a 100% RAM-only server network and introduce WireGuard®, but we also became a founding member of the VPN Trust Initiative.
Receiving international recognition

Receiving international recognition

We continued to grow our cybersecurity suite, launching Surfshark Antivirus & Incogni - a tool that removes your personal data from the hands of data brokers. We also won the PCMag Editors Choice award and gained recognition as TechRadar’s must-have Work from Home app.
Growing even stronger

Growing even stronger

Surfshark launched a cutting-edge technology revolutionizing the VPN industry – Nexus, and kicked off its own research center. We also became a Unicorn Company after merging with Nord Security – the powerhouse of both companies raised an outside capital at a $1.6 billion valuation.
Keeping our promises

Keeping our promises

We continue to adhere to the highest privacy standards and cooperate with NGOs. Deloitte confirmed our no-logs commitments, and together with the human rights watchdog NetBlocks, we launched the Internet Shutdown Tracker, which records social media and internet censorship cases globally.

Supporting the open internet

Free, open, and secure internet is the essence of our cause. That is why we proactively support the works of non-profit organizations that advocate for safeguarding online freedom and transparency.

NetBlocks Logo

“As a a global internet monitor and watchdog organization working at the intersection of digital rights, cybersecurity and internet governance, our partnership with Surfshark is helping us reach new audiences and communities in the fight for a more connected and inclusive digital future.”

– Alp Toker, Founder & Director of NetBlocks

Global Encryption Coalition
VPN Trust Initiative
Electronic Frontier Foundation
European Digital Rights
Fight for the Future
Internet Society
Access Now
Project Syndicate

Our team

Challenging the cybersecurity field's status quo drives us to create solutions that secure people's digital lives. This wouldn't be possible without the people behind the wheel of Surfshark.

Vytautas Kaziukonis
Vytautas Kaziukonis
CEO

Annual wrap-up 2023

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Embark on our journey of creating a safer online world.

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Frequently asked questions

Surfshark is a cybersecurity company offering a variety of online privacy and security solutions, such as a VPN, Antivirus, Alert, Search, and Incogni.
The founder of Surfshark is Vytautas Kaziukonis. In 2022, Surfshark and Nord Security merged under one holding company to form a cybersecurity powerhouse while still operating independently.
Surfshark is based in the Netherlands. The business registration address is Kabelweg 57, 1014BA Amsterdam, the Netherlands. We also have offices in Vilnius (Lithuania) and Warsaw (Poland).
Surfshark Ltd., established in the British Virgin Islands, was the company that our users contracted before October 1, 2021. As of October 1, 2021, new or re-newed contracts are concluded with another company, Surfshark B.V., established in the Netherlands.
Currently, 300+ people work at Surfshark, and the number is constantly growing.