securing laptop data

How to Secure Laptop Data Against Theft

Laptops create many security risks. Learn how to avoid them. Notebook PCs are ideal for small businesses. They make it easier to work flexibly. You can move from the office to a client location and back home again accompanied by all your programs and data. However, their very portability makes them easy to steal or lose. Protect your laptops There are several ways to keep laptops and the data stored on them safe. Sensible precautions include: Locking them up. Use metal cables and locks to secure each laptop to a bulky object – like a desk – when in use. When laptops aren’t in use, hide them away in locked cupboards or drawers. Being careful away from the office. Laptops are often lost to opportunist thieves. Keep hold of laptops in public places and do not leave them on d... »