By Pamela Singleton, Sonitrol Pacific Director of Communications
Posted February 13, 2009
The features that make laptops attractive to professionals and students (portability, light, easy to use), also make them attractive to thieves. According to a recent Security Products article, you have a 1 in 14 chance of your laptop being stolen. And the risk isn’t just when you turn your head to put more sugar in your coffee at Starbucks. Office, cars, airports and hotel rooms are the places where laptops are most commonly stolen.
The article details tips to decrease the risk of your laptop being stolen and addresses physical protection, disk drive security, protection software, locking devices, airport safety, traceability, and storage in cars.