Data security for mobile workers

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 2:01 AM EST

This summer was eventful in the world of data security -- lack thereof -- if you have followed the press. The theft of a Veterans Administration laptop computer with the personal data of thousands of Veterans, including yours truly, is a good example of this.

Luckily, the laptop was recovered and personal data was not compromised according to the Veterans Administration's press releases. This should be an eye opener for all of us, because this could happen to any one of us, and in all probability, it already has.

At Datamation.

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