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Best Ways to Keep Information Secure When Traveling

Written By: Catherine Morgan | Comments Off on Best Ways to Keep Information Secure When Traveling

bridge and carsBusiness travel is often part of getting new clients and growing your business. You probably know that you need to take extra precautions to keep your personal information and client data safe when traveling.

Carol shares some of the best and easiest strategies to stay secure in her recent post on MasterCard Biz, “How to Reduce the Security Risks of Business Travel. She begins:

“Many small business owners spend time on the road working in airport lounges or hotel rooms. Or, if they’re not on the road, they may be doing business in co-working spaces and coffee shops.

No doubt, we are living in an increasingly mobile society—one where we can work anywhere from smartphones and laptops. And while this kind of freedom has a lot of upside, there’s some real risk in the form of maintaining the security of information, such as personal data, credit card numbers and client accounts. Here are five easy tips to help keep your information safe.

Keep it private. I know I’m not the only person who has heard every detail of a client meeting or medical exam result in an airport lounge or coffee shop. Or listened to someone read their entire credit card with the expiration date. People seem to think that there is a cloak of silence around them when they’re in a public place. Please note: There is not.”

You can read the rest of the post here.

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Catherine Morgan is the founder of Point A to Point B Transitions Inc., a virtual provider of coaching services to individuals who are in business or career transition. She specializes in helping entrepreneurs transition to corporate jobs they love. Catherine is the author of the eBook Re-Launch You: Discovering Your Point B and Embracing Possibility. An experienced independent consultant who was employed by three of the former Big Five consulting firms, Catherine speaks frequently on topics related to career transition, small business, productivity, and mental health. She doesn’t take herself seriously, but takes her subject matter very seriously.