Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Safe Travels for You and Your Data

Computers in cybercafes and hotels are notorious for having malware on them

You’re a smart traveler. You pack sunscreen and Pepto, locks for your luggage and a pouch to hide cash under your clothes. But what digital precautions do you take?

It’s hard enough to make sure the data you send and receive is safe when you’re at home or at work. But traveling brings a whole new set of hazards: from publicly accessible computers to unprotected wireless networks to crowded and pickpocket-plagued airports.

Luckily, preventing a digital wipeout while you’re on the road is reasonably easy and inexpensive. Here are some of the main things you can do to keep your data out of harm’s way while you wander the world.

Interest and worth reading article on NY times, refer here to read.

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