5 Tips for Securing Data and Devices While on Vacation

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Back Up and Update

Back up files offline and update security applications.

Make sure your devices are backed up with data stored offline and that all applications are running the latest security patches. If ransomware infiltrates your system, this can help protect you from having to pay criminals for access to your own data.

Whether you’re using a laptop, tablet or other mobile device, taking these extra steps and precautions could be the difference between a relaxing break and disaster at the office.

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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