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In case your PC is ever lost or stolen when traveling, encrypt your hard drive

Losing your computer while traveling can be as bad as losing your wallet or purse, since it probably contains a lot of extractable personal information, including financial particulars. Disk encryption reduces this risk by making all data on your hard drive inaccessible to anyone without a specific key (password). You can try FileVault2 son macOS […]

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 […]

Back up your information first before traveling

It’s always important when traveling to practice safe online behavior and take proactive steps to secure Internet-enabled devices. Before you set off on your next adventure be sure to back up your contacts, financial info, photos, videos, and other to another device or cloud service in case your device is compromised, and you have to […]

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 […]

Check for HTTPS while on a shared network

It’s just one letter, but there’s a big difference between HTTP and HTTPS in a URL. HTTPS encrypts all page and form data on the site in question, making it crucial when using sensitive applications like online banking or online shopping. While using Wi-Fi in a cafe, hotel or school, check for HTTPS, it is […]

Invest in a portable phone charger

Hackers can use public charging stations to install malware on your device, so we recommend never using a public phone charger. However, if you are out and your phone is about to die, you may feel as though you don’t have any other choice. If you invest in a portable phone charger and keep it […]