Getting Internet access in public areas has never been easier. No matter if you are a business traveler, a student, an employee, etc., you can receive emails at the airport, prepare your report in a cafe, or scroll through your social media feed in the MRT stations. These hotspots provide extreme convenience for everyone but along with everything else, this convenience comes with a price. And this price is that using a public Wifi may not be as safe as you think. Why using a
If you travel for work, you are a
target. Let me say that again. If you travel for business, YOU.
ARE. A. TARGET. And it’s not just business travellers who are targets. Anyone can be a target. You and me both can be targets! Because traveling abroad poses unique cyber security threats. However, business travellers are especially vulnerable. This is because more often than not, they carry sensitive data (both personal and business related) on a variety of devices, including sm
The near ubiquity of WiFi hotspots nowadays has led to great advances in access and convenience for many. It’s also a great boon for “road warriors” who do most of their work from the field. However, few people understand the risks of using wireless hotspots. When you go online in open networks that don’t use a password or encryption, potentially everything you send out from your computer can be seen by anyone with adequate technical knowledge. Therefore, whenever possible it