Ensure safe travels for you and your data

Ensure safe travels for you and your data

Art by Diamari Torres/University of Miami
By Life@TheU

Art by Diamari Torres/University of Miami

Ensure safe travels for you and your data

By Life@TheU
Don’t get taken advantage of by cybercriminals while traveling this holiday season.

During the holidays, many people travel to visit family and friends. At the same time, cybercriminals are hard at work looking for ways to take advantage of unsuspecting travelers. While we all know there are potential physical threats, it’s important to be mindful of digital threats around us—especially when traveling.

As part of your travel planning, carve out time to do some important basic steps like ensuring your software is up-to-date. On the road, take only what you need and keep your devices with you at all times. Looking for internet? Be cautious when connecting to public Wi-Fi and use strong passwords for all your accounts.

Read the full story at https://security.it.miami.edu/stay-safe/sec-articles/before-you-go/index.html