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Where Is Your Laptop?

Laptop theft is a common practice. Every day laptops disappear from college libraries, car back seats, coffee shop tables, hotel lobbies and airport waiting areas. In the past, laptops were valuable for their hardware, once stolen they were resold quickly for strictly their monetary value. Today that’s not the case. Your data is the target! There’s probably something on your laptop that you don’t want the whole world to see. It could be proprietary information, documents containing personally identifiable information ... Read More »

Protect Your Passwords

Protect Your Passwords! – Believe it or not everyone has passwords and uses them more often than you think. Your check cards are secured by a password (a.k.a. pin), your cellphone voicemail has a password, and your home security alarm and possibly even your garage door have passwords. But how good is your password if you don’t protect it? As a security expert I’ve performed hundreds of IT security assessments and have seen the most secure passwords left unprotected. Here ... Read More »