Securing your laptop, physically

Subject: Mobile | March 3, 2006 - 03:33 PM |
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Your laptop may be perfectly secure for web browsing and email, with firewalls, anti-spy/virus ware and other programs; but what about the actual laptop?  Laptop Gamers runs through some steps to ensure that your laptop stays with you, in the real world.

"Think about it — What other piece of equipment or personal possession do we routinely carry

around that is worth over a thousand dollars, by itself, and may be worth thousands more in data?

Why wouldn't that be attractive to thieves? A large part of the problem is less on the hardware or

software end of things, it's in the HUMAN side of things. By raising our awareness many of the

vulnerabilities can be greatly lessened. There are 3 areas of vulnerability: 1) Securing the

actual laptop, 2) Securing the Data, 3) Getting the laptop back."


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