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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 […]

Invest in a durable webcam cover

We suggest keeping your webcam covered whenever you aren’t using it. You can do this with a sticky note or a bandage. However, these products are not very durable and could fall off after time, especially if you frequently remove them and put them back on. A webcam cover sticks securely over your webcam, and […]

Before you travel, backup your information

Back up your most important stuff—contacts, photos, videos and other device data—with another device or online backup service before setting off on a trip. Our internet suite products offer online backup in addition to internet security.

Try not to use an admin account on an everyday basis

Admin accounts are powerful and extend certain permissions not available to other accounts on a device. The bad news is that if your device is lost, stolen or hacked, these administrator capabilities could be implemented to cause a lot of harm. Think about setting up a second account for daily use, one without admin privileges.