Many business travelers are using iPads for entertainment, touring, and some communication when away from home. Many are now trying to decide if they can leave their business laptops at home while traveling and instead use their iPads for work. Ned Levi examines whether or not that's possible for business travelers, and what hardware and software they might need to accomplish the transition.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center has issued a warning about cyber attacks on traveler laptop computers connected to hotel guest Internet networks. Ned Levi discusses the problem and outlines 8 steps travelers can take to prevent damage from cyber attacks to their laptop computers connected to hotel and publicly accessible Internet networks.
There are more problems for travelers with laptops than just passing through Customs and Border Protection, including when traveling within the US. Ned Levi gives you his Top 10 tips (plus 2 special tips) to protect your laptop and data while traveling.
ACLU, NPPA, slam CBP random data searches — big brother reaches into your computers, smartphones and PDA
Since 9/11, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has had a program of random inspection of electronic media at the border. Without reasonable suspicion or probable cause, CBP has confiscated laptops and other electronic devices for weeks or even years. Ned Levi brings you up to date on the latest news about this serious problem for international travelers.
Ned discusses the latest news about the Customs and Border Patrol’s program to randomly search and seize laptops, digital cameras, cellphones and other electronic devices at the border, without warrants, reasonable suspicion or probable cause, and what travelers can do to protect their privacy and security.
A Ponemon Institute study states 12,000 traveler laptops go lost missing or stolen each week at US airports. Gartner, Inc. says a laptop is stolen in the US every 53 seconds. Ned Levi reports on the startling statistics and how you can protect your laptop and data.