You’ve probably heard these stories – or maybe they happened to you:
- Your family enjoys a relaxing day at the beach when a phone slips out of a bag, falls into water and sends you off to find the nearest provider store for a new phone. How will you get that data back?
- You return home and find charges on an account that you didn’t make. How did that happen?
When traveling, you and your devices come in contact with strangers, both human and digital. Whether a pop-up vendor on a busy street or public Wi-Fi network at the coffee shop close to your hotel, these interactions can also present risks.
As people begin to travel more, for business and vacation, maintaining strong cybersecurity practices will help keep you and your information safe.
Consider the following tips to help prevent your personal data or devices from falling in the wrong hands. Before you fasten your seatbelt, check into your hotel or apply your sunscreen, there are steps you can take while planning a trip that will help set you up for safe travel.