There are several steps you can take to safeguard yourself when traveling with a computer:

  1. Use a strong password to secure your device.
  2. Enable two-factor authentication for all accounts.
  3. Install and keep up-to-date anti-virus and anti-malware software.
  4. Backup important files before traveling.
  5. Encrypt your hard drive to protect sensitive data.
  6. Avoid using public Wi-Fi networks when possible, or use a VPN to secure your connection.
  7. Keep your device with you at all times, and do not leave it unattended.
  8. Be cautious when using USB drives or external hard drives that are not your own.
  9. Clear your browser history and cache after using public computers.
  10. If you are traveling internationally, be aware of any customs or border control policies regarding electronic devices, and consider using a temporary or loaner device to avoid potential risks.

By following these steps, you can help protect your device and your personal information while traveling.

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US Service Center can help protect your device, your business, and your IT. Contact us ahead of your travel plans at 310-421-4090.