Ensure your security while travelling

Monday, 8 September 2008, 11:05 AM EST

If you're heading overseas, here are some financial security tips to pack with you. Computer security experts recommend that you "scrub" any important files from your laptop before entering a foreign country. If you must bring critical files, be sure they're encrypted.

And remember now you can avoid the hassle of removing your laptop from its case in US airport security lines, if it's in a "checkpoint friendly" bag. Under new rules announced by the federal Transportation Security Administration, a laptop-friendly bag has a clear window and can lie flat on the airport's X-ray belt. Bags cannot have any metal snaps, zippers or buckles or pockets on the laptop side.

At The Age.

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Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Tripwire CTO Dwayne Melancon spends a lot of time on airplanes, and ends up watching a lot of movies. Some of his favorite movies are adventures, spy stuff, and cunning heist movies. A lot of these movies provide great lessons that we can apply to information security.


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