Stay away from Wifi

If you have to have Internet access, Morehouse said that executives should avoid using public Wifi connections at all costs. Hotel and public wifi networks are notoriously dodgy and can expose traveling business executives to man-in-the middle and redirection attacks. At the same time, travelers are drawn to them for fear of racking up expensive data fees on foreign 3G networks. Business conferences and other gatherings are a great resource for those looking to steal confidential information and monitor communications, so beware.

If you have to have Internet access, Morehouse said that executives should avoid using public Wifi connections at all costs. Hotel and public wifi networks are notoriously dodgy and can expose traveling business executives to man-in-the middle and redirection attacks. At the same time, travelers are drawn to them for fear of racking up expensive data fees on foreign 3G networks. Business conferences and other gatherings are a great resource for those looking to steal confidential information and monitor communications, so beware. Rather than using wifi, have your company provide you with a VPN (Virtual Private Network) connection back to a server in your home country.

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