While corporate IT departments are focusing on a new wave of data security threats, including WannaCry, an even bigger threat looms and nobody is addressing it.
I’m talking about the rules around laptops, tablets and smartphones during business travel.
The new risk of air travel data exposure is coming in two forms. First is a laptop ban. The other is a policy of smartphone data extraction.
The looming laptop ban
The likelihood of a catastrophic, draconian laptop ban is higher than you think — and the security risks, graver. Let’s first dig into where this threat is coming from.