Drive Encryption Software: How It Could Save A UK Captain’s Career Over £18.87 Mistake.

The failure to use full disk encryption like AlertBoot means the end of a fast-track career for a UK Army officer.  Well, I’m assuming that latter part, but wouldn’t you expect it when you’ve managed to have highly confidential information sold on UK’s eBay for £18.87? Laptop Contained Afghanistan Classified Military Files An IT engineer […] 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

Drive Encryption Software Not Needed In Lost NC Government Laptop.

There are those who thumb their noses to drive encryption.  Despite the fact that encryption, for the most part, has been proven to work, again and again, there are those who place substantive weight to one-time events where encryption didn’t work–usually where it could hardly be said that someone was using encryption (just because someone […] read more

Information Security: Government "Discovers" 1,000 Data Centers.

In one of the most ludicrous-sounding headlines I’ve ever read, datacenterknowledge.com announced that the US Government found it had nearly 1,000 more data centers than estimated.  I don’t know what to make of this, honestly.  I mean, you’ve got a government that has decided to use disk encryption on any portable devices, to ensure security.  […] read more