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Will my company’s VPN work internationally, and will it alert them or display as a security threat?

Only your company can know the answer to that question. However, I would suggest that there is still a firm answer here. Europe may be blacklisted If someone at your company wanted to track people ...
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Protecting myself in Ukraine

As ott mentioned & let me reinforce it: Use a VPN! Especially for email sign in and banking. It's best to use it for any login activities. A traveller named Nomadic Matt wrote a couple of good ...
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Is Apple’s latest encryption considered to be munitions grade?

According to the Export Import laws, any device that has a minimum level of encryption is considered as falling under munitions type laws. Let's assume you're talking about the US, here, because ...
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Making transactions only, or almost only, by QR codes

That probably depends on the banking application and how the bank allows you to recover a lost PIN. I would normally say "you should enable PIN or fingerprint authentication", but in fact ...
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Is Apple’s latest encryption considered to be munitions grade?

In theory, yes, it's munitions grade. However, the level for encryption to be considered "munitions grade" is 64 bits, which is considered insecure by modern standards. Furthermore, the restrictions ...
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What are the compliance requirements or standards for a non-US firm hosting personal data in the US?

I'd think that you don't have to cover US privacy law if you don't have US customers or operate in the US. However, you will probably have to conform to the privacy laws of the country or countries ...
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Will my company’s VPN work internationally, and will it alert them or display as a security threat?

There are many practical and legal gotchas with having an employee of a US-based company working remotely from outside the US, most of which are outlined at https://workplace.stackexchange.com/...
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How plausible are cyber attack attributions between states?

Typically the methods used or the way the malware has been put together reveals something about the attacker, making this kind of attribution possible. It's not so much about the geological location ...
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Will my company’s VPN work internationally, and will it alert them or display as a security threat?

If your employer uses Office 365 or Azure, they may be subscribed to Enterprise Mobility + Security which includes detection for anomalous sign in behavior from users. If a domestic user suddenly ...
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Making transactions only, or almost only, by QR codes

You need to protect against 2 things: theft and trojans/malware. The model you specified is pretty safe from start. It is encrypted by default. You cannot access any data without the password/pin/...
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Concern about potential of VPN access being restricted in Italy

I don't know about the VPN service blocking the traffic, but some IT Security Defense measures entails only allowing IP's from certain geographic locations. Its possible that either the ISP the ...
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