Does your company have a travel policy that instructs and supports employees traveling internationally for business with direction regarding comportment and cooperation? This isn’t a trick question. To have a travel program that provides employees with anticipated scenarios, and to provide them with unique devices for international travel, is a significant investment of resources both physical and monetary.
The revelation that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) routinely downloads the content of devices of individuals who are entering the United States should attract the eyes and attention of every CISO. The fact that the CBP routinely captures device contents is not new; indeed, several lawsuits over the years have challenged the CBP’s authority, which has always been upheld as lawful.