We’ve all seen the signs at the gas pump warning us to cover the keypad when we input our PINs. Thanks to chip technology, credit card skimming has fallen off dramatically. The only way to use captured credit card numbers these days is online, and it requires more information than just the data captured in a magnetic strip. But there are other physical threats to our information security.
One of the biggest is theft of laptops and cell phones, which can cost businesses and average of eight times the cost of the device to fix. There’s also a new threat from public USB charging devices called “juice jacking.” Protect your valuable personal information – learn more about physical security threats below!
Data Theft: Protecting Your Data from Physical Theft