Rising laptop thefts push prevention initiatives

Monday, 22 October 2007, 1:06 AM EST

It's the stuff of nightmares: A business executive on the road leaves a laptop computer in a parked car or on a restaurant table. When the exec comes back, the laptop's gone -- and now, personal information on thousands of customers or employees is in a thief's hands.

Laptop thefts have become an epidemic, with a rising tide of lawsuits as a result. Now, lawyers are being called on more than ever to advise business clients how to deal with a data theft -- and how to prepare before it happens.

At DBJ.

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