October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the United States

Welcome to Neoscope’s second installment for October’s Cybersecurity Awareness month. The attached article comes to us from the Department of Homeland Security which has published many useful articles. Since business travel is so prevalent these days, and the risks are many when joining public Wi-Fi networks, I thought it would be useful to share some of Public Wi-Fi Best Practices.

Bonus Tip: One suggestion missed in the DHS article was to use a VPN over public Wi-Fi networks into your corporate firewall if available. If a corporate VPN is used, all data transmitted will be encrypted from your mobile device (phone, laptop, tablet etc.) to your corporate VPN device protecting it from local Wi-Fi hackers seeking to steal your credentials and sensitive information.

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Stay safe online!

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