Not all WiFi is created equal. If you are a remote worker, business traveler, or a student who travels internationally, you know the difference between good and bad Wifi connections. Some signals are weak. Some are hard to connect to. Public WiFi networks are even worse; they are slow, unreliable, and simply unsafe.
No public WiFi is as secure as the WiFi you can connect to at your home or office. Unless it's a known network with relatively few users, there is a good possibility that someone may be using the system in a criminal manner.
In today's modern age, especially 2020, we almost always need to be online! To keep your information safe when traveling anywhere off your home WiFi, keep these best practices in mind: