Securing Portable Computers
Play Securing Portable Computers
These days almost everyone you work with has a laptop computer. Workers love them because it means that they are not tied to a specific desk. Security administrators hate them because they allow sensitive data to be physically removed from the organization. A recent study found that across 28 SMEs that lost 138 laptop computers in the previous 18 months discovered each lost laptop cost their organization an average of $50,000 USD. These costs were substantially reduced for organizations that had a comprehensive laptop data protection and encryption strategy in place. In this session you will learn about the technologies such as AD RMS, BitLocker and EFS that you can use to secure laptop computers. You won't be able to stop people in the companies that you work for losing their laptops, but you will be able to minimize the cost to your company of that lost computer.