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Your travel guide to public Wi-Fi, security and privacy

When you travel, public Wi-Fi can increase privacy and security risks. Learn how to protect yourself against cybercriminals when you’re traveling.

May 12, 2022·3 min read
The dos and don'ts of using public Wi-Fi

Public Wi-Fi is available just about everywhere, from the local coffee shop to the hotels and airports you visit while traveling. Wi-Fi has made our lives a little easier, but it also poses security risks.

July 23, 2018·4 min read
What is a man-in-the-middle attack?

A man-in-the-middle attack is like eavesdropping. When data is sent between a computer and a server, a cybercriminal can get in between and spy. A man-in-the-middle attack requires three players: the victim, the entity with which the victim is trying to communicate, and the “man in the middle” who’s intercepting the victim’s communications.

March 26, 2020·2 min read
Q&A: What's the safest way to pay a bill online while traveling?

A virtual private network can help you pay bills securely when traveling. Plus, you have other fairly safe ways to pay that bill — even if you don't have a VPN.

June 09, 2022·2 min read
Q&A: Is it safe to connect to airplane Wi-Fi while traveling?

Using in-flight Wi-Fi could expose your personal information. A VPN can make it safer to use inflight Wi-Fi, or any other public Wi-Fi, while you're traveling.

June 02, 2022·4 min read
How does a VPN work?

Using a virtual private network, or VPN, can help protect your online privacy, data, and identity. Here’s how.

August 08, 2018·2 min read
How do you keep your information safe when using free Wi-Fi hotspots?

Learn tips to avoid the dangers of free Wi-Fi by taking some easy steps to keep you secure

August 08, 2018·2 min read
#30SecTech: What is a VPN?

Theres a good reason hackers love free public Wi-Fi. Its because they can easily access information on unsecured Wi-Fi networks. So when youre in a coffee shop or an airport checking your emails or...

August 08, 2018·4 min read
Why hackers love public Wi-Fi

A free Wi-Fi connection in a public space can seem like a lifesaver when youre on the go. But if you decide to use public Wi-Fi, just be aware that you could be making yourself an easy target for...

February 22, 2019·2 min read
What is VoIP?

VoIP is an acronym for voice over Internet Protocol. That means any phone call that takes place over the Internet, rather than on landlines or through mobile towers. This alternative to traditional...

August 08, 2018·2 min read
How to speed up Wi-Fi in airplanes

Airplane Wi-Fi driving you insane? Read on to learn why it’s so slow, and how to fix it.

August 08, 2018·4 min read
How to avoid public Wi-Fi woes on a business trip

Now that summer is here, its not just families that will be filling airports and hotels. While other people may be vacationing, business travelers will continue to work their way around the country...

August 08, 2018·2 min read
How safe is surfing on 4G vs. WiFi?

Youre probably familiar with 3G, 4G, and Wi-Fi hotspots. In todays increasingly connected mobile world, there are a variety of ways to get and stay connected to the Internet, but whats really the...

July 23, 2018·4 min read

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