Posts Tagged ‘laptop security’

Encryption Solution Reviews

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Here are some encryption solution reviews, from David Strom at PC World, that anyone who wants to protect their laptop data, as well as information security, and yes privacy, practitioners should find useful…


Business Info Fact Of The Day: Most Personnel Do Not Protect Laptop Information

Monday, January 19th, 2009

The Ponemon Institute seems to have been busy doing surveys throughout the world recently!
According to three separate research surveys they did in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. they report within the BNA Privacy and Security Law Reports (subscription required) about “The Human Factor in Laptop Encryption” many interesting findings. The following are some of the high-level summary statements; see the full reports for some very interesting statistics and analysis:


Know What You’re Buying…for Computer Service Contracts as Well as Security and Privacy Products

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

This morning I was watching Good Morning America (GMA) with my sons before they left for school. Noah said, “Hey, they’re talking about my computer!”


Laptop Theft: PII About 1,000 W.Va. Air National Guard Members

Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

A report in the Air Force Times indicates a laptop containing personally identifiable information (PII) about 1,000 West Virginia Air National Guard members was stolen during a training trip in November. The spokesperson for the Air National Guard indicated:

“The Air Force uses some of most sophisticated encryption processes to safeguard information on government computers”

…implying the data on the laptop was encrypted, but not coming right out and saying it was.