Saturday 18 November 2017

Tighter laptop security needed

IT is estimated that 10,278 laptops are lost or stolen at US airports each year. There would seem to be a similar trend emerging in Ireland; hardly a week goes by without a report of losses or theft.

In many cases the PCs have sensitive unencrypted data which, in the wrong hands, could cause significant loss or damage to organisations and individuals alike.

Companies spend millions on data security and contingency planning for main servers or mainframe systems, yet seem to have a very light touch when it comes to laptops.

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