Hard Drive Encryption Not Used In Lost And Found Clear Laptop.

It was only yesterday that Verified Identity Pass, better known as Clear (and even better known as the guys who let travelers pass through TSA security checks much faster by flashing a card) was suspended by the TSA.  A laptop belonging to Clear—and containing the information on 33,000 people who signed up for the registered […] read more

Disk Encryption A Great Ingredient For Anheuser-Busch Employees (Update).

On a previous post, I had mentioned that Anheuser?Busch had declined to reveal details on a data breach where laptops were stolen from the brewer’s headquarters in St. Louis.  At the time, there were mixed reports on whether laptop encryption was used on the laptops.  cbs4.com is reporting that the number of employees affected by […] read more

Full Disk Encryption Lacking On Lost Arapahoe College USB Flash Drive.

The fault lies with the contractor that Arapahoe Community College (ACC) hired to manage the student information database.  An employee for the contractor lost a USB drive at the Copper Mountain Resort, and now 15,000 ACC students are being notified of a possible data breach.  Obviously, the incident could have been averted with the use […] read more

Laptop Encryption Not Implemented In Missing Ireland C&AG Notebook Computer.

Several sites are reporting that a laptop computer pertaining to the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of Ireland has been reported missing.  Depending on the source, the computer—which did not feature laptop encryption like AlertBoot and was lost at a bus stop—contained information on government staff or “commercially sensitive financial details.”  RTE.ie lists […] read more