Monthly Security Tips: Safe Travels, for You and Your Device

Are you getting ready to travel for spring break? You’ve probably thought about measures for your own personal safety, but don’t forget the safety of your mobile devices! Be sure to pack the sunscreen for yourself and the encryption software for your smartphone.

The February edition of OUCH!, a monthly security newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, provides tips for travelers to keep their data safe when abroad. You likely know to avoid public Wi-Fi, but have you thought about the physical security of your device? If someone steals your device or you simply lose it, do you know how to track your device or remotely erase your data? SANS can help!

Enterprise Security at The Ohio State University also shares tips for protecting your personal information. Visit to learn more.

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