Summer is here, school is out, and as the height of summer travel approaches, Norton by Symantec has released guidelines to help travelers protect their devices, data, and privacy while traveling.
Most summer vacationers are concerned with sunscreen, passports, and phone chargers, and cyber criminals are the farthest thing from their minds. In fact, 73 percent of traveling Americans donít use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to protect their internet connection, and a whopping 92 percent potentially put their personal information at risk while using public Wi-Fi1.
ďAs the Independence Day holiday approaches, those traveling need to be extra vigilant about security threats while away from home,Ē said Kevin Haley, director of security response at Norton by Symantec. ďIn this connected world, itís not enough to just lock up the house. Itís important to carefully protect everything from your identity and privacy to your data and devices while on vacation...Ē
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