Disk Encryption: VA CIO Says All Laptops Encrypted By 2012.

The Chief Information Officer for the Veterans Affairs Department (VA) has told reporters that all laptops used by the VA will be encrypted by February 2012.  The race to protect all laptops by using drive encryption software — something akin to AlertBoot, no doubt — has been on ever since the VA had a massive […] read more

ICO Issues Penalties To North Somerset And Worcestershire Councils.

The UK’s Information Commissioner has assessed penalties of £80,000 and £60,000 to Worcestershire County Council and North Somerset Council, respectively.  These fines were assessed for sending emails to the wrong recipients.  Of course, there is nothing that a laptop encryption software solution like AlertBoot could have done to prevent this.  Perhaps email encryption could have […] read more