Tuesday December 1, 2020

Safeguarding data on the move

It's the mobile worker's occupational hazard: the easy portability of laptops and phones increases the chances of them being lost or stolen.

17th January, 2009

It's the mobile worker's occupational hazard: the easy portability of laptops and phones increases the chances of them being lost or stolen. Recent high-profile cases include laptop thefts at Bank of Ireland and the Comptroller & Auditor General, and the government is thought to have lost at least 19 laptops and nine BlackBerrys this year alone.

In reality, these incidents have drawn attention to a risk that has always been there.

Aside from the immediate shock...

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