Business Travel Tips: Staying Connected
Once you've established a travel-security plan to protect your hardware, software and personal data, you can focus on the best methods to stay connected during trips.In my recent article on business travel, I described strategies to strengthen your laptop security and keep your information safe while on the road. Now that youve established a travel-security plan to protect your hardware, software and personal data, you can focus on the best methods to stay connected during trips. Wi-Fi is likely the easiest way to get online, but finding a Wi-Fi access point, also known as a hot spot, can sometimes be as difficult as securing the last window seat on the plane. Before you leave the office, visit Wififinder.com (www.wififinder.com) to find the closest hot spot to where youll be, or check out Wififreehotspot.com (www.wififreehotspot.com) for a comprehensive list of free access locations, including those at hotels and airports.
In addition to these online tools, there are numerous hardware options to aid in your Wi-Fi search. For example, the