International Travel & Data Security

Prior to traveling abroad, it is important for Columbia faculty, students and staff to be aware of and prepare for potential risks. Risks vary depending on destination and activities engaged in abroad but may include export control risks, data security risks, health and personal safety risks. Columbia’s Global Travel Office has resources for the Columbia community to assist international travelers prepare for such risks. More information about international travel is available at the Global Travel website.

For more information on how to protect your mobile devices, laptops and data while traveling abroad, CUIT has provided Data Security Guidelines for International Travelers