Cost of Data Breaches: Lost Laptops Cost $50,000 Per Incident.

According to Intel and the Ponemon Institute, the true cost of a stolen laptop is closer to $50,000 than it is to $5,000, the (admittedly overpriced) value for replacing the machine.  The ten-fold difference is attributed to the missing data and associated activities, and underscores the importance of data security products like hard disk encryption […] read more

Hard Disk Encryption Not Used On Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Laptop Computer.

Looks like the data troubles for the UK National Health Services won’t ebb away any time soon.  The Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has reported that it’s missing a laptop computer with sensitive information.  It looks like there was some thought given to data security, but the lack of appropriate information protection software like data encryption from […] read more