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Don’t Use Public Wi-Fi

Using a public wi-fi network not only puts your personal devices at risk, but also exposes your traffic to everyone else using the same network. Cyber-criminals can potentially access any information you provide, such as credit card numbers, confidential information, or passwords. If a public wi-fi network is your only option, consider following the tips listed below to help keep you secure.

How to Stay Safe Using Public Wi-Fi

  • Use a VPN.
  • Use two-factor authentication.
  • Use anti-virus software and keep it up-to-date.
  • Turn off sharing.
  • Be sure you're using HTTPS.

Protect Your Systems from Cyber Threats Like This

CIS Control That Helps Avoid This Issue Arrow CIS Control 15: Wireless Access Control