Hard Drive Encryption: First Advantage TCS Reports Lost Laptop To NH AG.

First Advantage Tax Consulting Services (TCS) has alerted the New Hampshire Attorney General that an employee misplaced a laptop during an airport layover.  Whether laptop encryption software was used is not mentioned, although a complex password was used, which was changed remotely (to something even more complex?). Laptop Encryption Would Have Been Better? While the […] read more

Hard Disk Encryption: Montefiore Medical Center Announces Computer Thefts.

Montefiore Medical Center has announced two incidents of computer theft.  It was revealed that password-protection was used in both cases, but whether disk encryption was present was not mentioned.  The latter provides security; the former not so much. Two Incidents There were two burglaries, affecting five computers in total.  In the first, two desktop computers […] read more