European Laptop Thefts: UK Is No.1, Denmark Is No.2.

While the US remains tops when it comes to laptop thefts worldwide, a report shows that the UK takes the top spot when only Europe is being considered (and it takes the second top stop globally).  Denmark comes third in the world when it comes to laptop thefts.  Interestingly enough, we see more of a […] read more

Disk Encryption Software: Three Eircom / Meteor Laptops Stolen, Affect 7000.

Eircom, the company that dominates telecommunication services in Ireland, has revealed two data breaches that affect over 7,000 in total.  In one instance, two laptops were stolen from Eircom’s offices.  In the other, one laptop was stolen from an employee’s home.  None of the laptops were protected with full disk encryption like AlertBoot despite existing […] read more

Disk Encryption: Thieves In Gloucester (UK) Steal £220,000 Worth Of Servers.

Police have released video footage of three burglars stealing computer equipment from a company at the Barnwood Business Centre in Gloucester, UK (not MA).  A very good reminder that, when not done correctly, physical security is more than easily defeated with less than $50 worth of equipment.  It clearly illustrates the need for better methods […] read more

Data Encryption Software: In The UK, Computer Encryption Is Half Empty Glass.

Or a half full glass, depending on how you view it.  According to a study, about half of UK businesses have installed data encryption, something similar to AlertBoot, on their computers. 52% Use Encryption According to the survey, 52% have confirmed the use of data encryption software on their laptops, 43% have say they did […] read more