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What the end of Windows XP support means for travelers using it on their computers

Microsoft is ending support of Windows XP on April 8th ending security update availability for newly discovered vulnerabilities. As a result, as time moves forward, travelers' computers and data on Windows XP computers will become more and more susceptible to hackers, viruses and spyware. Ned Levi discusses these issues and offers possible methods to mitigate Windows XP vulnerability temporarily.
By |March 24th, 2014|Columns|0 Comments|

10 must-know laptop computer security tips for travelers

With laptops being stolen at the rate of almost one per minute, and more than 12,000 laptops going lost or missing at US airports each week, Ned Levi has updated his recommendations for securing your laptop while traveling, preventing its theft, but in case of theft, ensuring, to the extent possible, the integrity of your data and the personal and business information located on your laptop.
By |September 3rd, 2012|Columns|8 Comments|

Don’t become a data-loss statistic: 3 tips for practicing safe computing on the road

University of Utah officials this week admitted that a metal box of backup tapes containing billing records of about 2.2 million patients was stolen from the car of a courier. Don't let the same thing happen to you. Here's how.
By |June 13th, 2008|Today|0 Comments|