Laptop Encryption Software Missing On Lost Computer With Access To Alberta Health Services.

Canada has some strict rules governing health information.  In particular, it states that encryption must be used if health information is stored on a mobile device.  It doesn’t matter what kind of encryption: it could be hard disk encryption, which protects the entire contents of a computer, or file encryption, which secures individual files. This […] read more

Disk Encryption Software: 28 Computers Stolen From Ugandan Government Building.

Twenty-eight computers were stolen from what appears to be a government building in Uganda, Amamu House.  The computers belonged to the Uganda Registration Services Bureau, and contained “classified documents on deaths, births, and companies.”  There is no word on whether computer drive encryption was used to protect the information. Inside Job? Due to the location, […] read more

Laptop Encryption Software: VA Employee Loses Laptop On Trip To Vegas.

An Accomack country, Virginia employee lost his county-issued laptop on a trip to Las Vegas, resulting in the breach of 35,000 people.  It wasn’t revealed whether disk encryption software like AlertBoot was used to protect the contents of the laptop, but it was noted that the employee did not receive authorization to take his laptop […] read more