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Working in public? Close your laptop

This may seem simple, but it can be easy to forget: When you’re out in public getting some work done on your laptop, whether it’s in your favorite coffee shop or at the park, close your laptop when you’re not using it. You don’t want to run the risk of someone catching a glimpse of […]

Use an external webcam

Laptops nowadays come standard with a webcam built in, which is certainly convenient but could pose a security risk since you never know if it’s completely turned off. Consider using an external webcam on your laptop, that way you can unplug it to make sure it’s off. As a bonus, external webcams tend to have […]

When using your personal laptop for work, make sure you’re signed into your work Google account

More people are working from home, meaning they’re getting work done on their personal computers. This means that you could be switching between work and personal accounts several times a day. Make sure you are logged into your work account before uploading sensitive work-related documents to online storage, as they could accidentally be uploaded to […]

Laptop Travel Safety

With COVID-19 restrictions lifting, travel has already ramped up more than an average 300% from 2020 according to the TSA. Whether it’s visiting family or finally taking that vacation that was indefinitely delayed, you’ll want to make sure all of your smart devices are secure while traveling to keep your information safe. After all, getting […]

Why you should have a privacy screen filter while in public

Whether you’re trying to get some work done in your local coffee shop or on the plane with your family heading out on vacation, you may be surrounded by wandering eyes. Being in public shouldn’t stop you from getting work or shopping done, but how can you prevent people from seeing your work documents or […]

Use a privacy screen for your laptop while traveling

If you need to use your laptop in a crowded place, as airplanes and airports can be, you could be in very close proximity to other people. Privacy screens make it difficult for people to decipher what’s shown on the computer unless they are looking at it from directly in front and at very close […]