Smartphone Security: Locating Stolen Smart Devices Hit-Or-Miss In Berkeley Police Scandal.

How many police officers does it take to find a stolen iPhone that’s pinpointing its location?  Apparently, more than ten, if a couple of articles are to be believed, such as one from the theatlantic.com.  It just goes on to prove that a mix of different approaches to security works best, and you’ve best have […] read more

Data Encryption: Tallaght Hospital In Dublin Says It Doesn’t Have A Data Breach.

Ireland’s busiest hospital has gone into defensive mode after it was accused of having a data security breach.  According to a statement, Tallaght Hospital has notified the Data Protection Commissioner’s office because of the allegations.  I find this story very interesting.  It shows that data security is not necessarily about the proper security tools you […] read more

Data Encryption: Staples Business Depot (Canada) Terrible At Wiping Data. Why Are They Responsible?.

An audit report by Canadian privacy commissioner Jennifer Stoddart laments the fact that Staples Business Depot has failed to get a grip on its continuing data breaches.  This is one instance where the use of drive encryption software like AlertBoot doesn’t make sense (kind of). Not Really Staples’s Fault When a story involves a giant […] read more