Hard Disk Encryption: Victoria House Children’s Centre Data Breach.

A staff member at Victoria House Children’s Centre in Barnstaple, UK breached protocol (and data security laws) when a USB flashdrive was stolen from her.  Obviously, the use of drive encryption like AlertBoot would have prevented the breach from ever taking place. Such technological solutions are always preferable over what Action for Children (AFC) — […] read more

Drive Encryption Software: Ochsner Medical Center Computer Drive Missing.

Ochsner Medical Center, based out of suburban New Orleans, is notifying patients about a possible data breach.  An external hard drive used for backup purposes is missing, and it appears that the device was not protected with disk encryption software like AlertBoot. Proprietary Format Several sources note that a backup hard drive is missing from […] read more