If you will be traveling internationally, you might be wondering how to protect your privacy and securely use your mobile devices (especially phones and tablets) while abroad.
First, you must understand and accept that EVERY place you visit (including your home city) is potentially hostile; this is not an isolated problem that only travelers must face.
There is no such thing as “zero risk” to a device.
However, there are certain things travelers can do when preparing for travel, while traveling, and after travel. Performing these steps can help reduce your risk and information footprint while traveling.
In this three-part series of software-agnostic advice, we will explore the information security aspects of: