Title: To Connect or Not To Connect: Public Networks, HotSpots, and VPN
Speakers: Amanda Sexton, John Simek
Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time: 3:45 p.m. –  4:45 p.m.
Track: Tech Beyond Walls
Attendee ProfileEveryone, Firm Management


Connecting to public hotspots when traveling is always an act of faith. You’ve probably heard that, “guests at hundreds of hotels around the world are susceptible to serious hacks because of routers that many hotel chains depend on ….” And that if you’re on an unpatched device, you might be prone to attacks on compromised or hacker-controlled networks. During this session, we’ll share strategies and best practices for getting online and staying safe when away from your trusted networks.