Wireless worries

There is ongoing debate of how safe it is to work wirelessly, with much discussion about how likely it is that your digital information will be monitored and stolen while you are online in a coffee shop or wherever. Of course, by far the most common security threat related to wireless internet use is physical, not virtual – it is the theft or loss of the laptop or PDA on which you’re working. However, beyond taking sensible steps to ensure that a device remains in your possession there are a variety of other security measures that companies need to adopt. This article on Computerworld gives a good overview.