Travelling can be a huge hassle with going through customs, checking in luggage, and trying to make your connecting flights. With all of this going on, we tend to forget that there can be unique security challenges as well.
Everyone is weary of hackers and the damages that they can cause, as seen with the Heartbleed Bug and Shellshock Bash. But hacking attacks can also mean physical security breaches, as hackers do not always have to resort to intricate techniques to steal your personal information. A criminal can simply break into your house, car, or office and steal a laptop. If unencrypted, this can equal to major losses.
Over the weekend Bell announced that more than 22,000 SMB customers’ user data was compromised and posted online. So what was the source of the breach? A third-party supplier.