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Industry-leading VPN comparison site announced their nominees for the Awards 2019. Surfshark has been nominated in 3 categories, including nods for Best Overall, Best Privacy and Best Value VPN.

There are eight main categories in the 2nd annual awards of the most prominent VPN industry providers, and only 10 of the best VPN providers of 2019 were nominated in each category.

“It’s an honor to be listed among the best VPN service providers in the industry, especially in such categories as Best Privacy and Best Overall. This recognition confirms that we’ve chosen the right path for our product development”, says Magnus Steinberg, Chief Technology Officer at Surfshark.  

The winners of the Awards 2019 will be revealed at an awards ceremony in Las Vegas on January 7, 2019.

The winners will be selected by in-house team of top experts:

  • Professor John Walker, IT Security and Forensics professional
  • Jake Moore, Security Specialist for ESET
  • Jonathan Broderick, an expert in cloud computing solutions and programming in the .NET development stack
  • Pete Zaborszky, co-founder of
  • Scott Byrom, advocate for the free and open internet
  • Sean McGrath, head of’s editorial team
  • Charlie Robertson, managee all partner and provider relations
  • Doug Crawford experienced technology journalist
  • Ray Walsh, advocate for digital privacy, with vast experience writing about the political and social aspects of infosec, cyber sec, and data privacy

Founded in 2015, continues to provide transparent and in-depth reviews of different VPN services. To this date, reviewed 74 providers and published 1200 user reviews.

Each year, The Awards committee selects only the trustworthy VPN services and spends 3 months auditioning their performance. The winners are decided by unanimous decision.

Read more about the Awards HERE.

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