Whether you travel the world for business trips, are a digital nomad looking for their next excursions, or simply work from home, you need to get online. Accessing the internet through hotel computers or cyber cafes wifi an option, but sending personal details and data over public Wi-Fi poses some serious risks.
Data security is a major concern for all types of travelers, and with recent features from Conde Nast Traveler to The Harvard Business Review, it's clearly an issue that is here to stay. We may listen to the warnings about data security breaches during major public security breaches or around international events like the FIFA World Cup, but on a regular basis when we travel, most of us underestimate the risk to our personal data that comes with connecting to public, shared, or unsecure WiFi. Few people are suspicious of a luxury hotel’s lobby WiFi or would hesitate to send work emails from the public airport network or business conference - but hackers are smart and like to attack where you're least prepared!
If you are traveling abroad anywhere this summer, read this: Our 8 Simple Tips That Can Help Save Your Data.