Over the remainder of the year, many of us will be traveling for the holidays. Chances are you’ll be taking mobile devices with you and will want to connect to Wi-Fi. Public wi-fi is convenient, but it does come with risks. Be aware of the lack of security and follow these tips!
Think before you connect. Confirm the network name and login credentials with staff before hopping on. Try using your own (usually more secure) mobile network connection if you can.
Don’t conduct sensitive activities. Most hotspots are not secure or encrypted, so avoid online shopping, banking, or any other sensitive work.
Keep software up to date. Install app and operation system updates immediately, whch include patches and security fixes for vulnerabilities.