Laptop thefts prompt new security tactics

Thursday, 30 March 2006, 3:17 AM EST

The latest in computer security is a throwback to old-fashioned safety. Recent thefts of laptops with sensitive corporate data have prompted more companies and individuals to snap up everything from locks to tracking software to protect data from PC snatchers.

They're buying hardware and software to "create layers of deterrence," says John Livingston, CEO of Absolute Software. It makes software that tracks a computer's location when it's logged onto the Internet.

At CIO Today.

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