China is one of the world’s most dangerous Internet environments, with risks including government-sponsored online attacks, piracy and malware. Thomas Parenty, a former National Security Agency official who runs a security consulting firm, offered his views on how to ensure that devices and personal information stay safe in China. Here are excerpts.
If you’re going on a business trip to China, what kind of precautions should be taken?
Update all your software before you leave home. Then when you’re in China, don’t update any of your software.