5 Tips for Securing Data and Devices While on Vacation

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Provide Employees with Wi-Fi

Logging onto Wi-Fi outside of your home or office’s password-protected network is an invitation to hackers. Rather than connect to insecure Wi-Fi hotspots, provide employees with 4G hotspots when they are on the road. Public networks can be accessed by anyone, and without knowing their security credentials one cannot predict if it is a safe network.

Vacations are a great time to get away from the office, but how many of us completely disconnect? Whether it’s a quick peek at email or an item you want to take care of, there’s an excellent chance you’ll be connecting while away.

While you may be taking time off, hackers are not. With the summer travel season approaching, Steven Rogers, CEO at Centripetal Networks, provides five best practices for companies and employees to keep devices and the network they are attached to secure while out on vacation. 

 

Related Topics : Unisys, Stimulus Package, Security Breaches, Symantec, Electronic Surveillance

 
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