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2answers
165 views

Should laptops be put away at night?

We have a policy that everybody who leaves their laptop at the office must put it in a cupboard or cabinet when they leave for the day. To make this easier, all laptop users are also provided with ...
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12answers
8k views

What do you do about staff and personal laptops?

Today, one of our developers had his laptop stolen from his house. Apparently, he had a full svn checkout of the company's source code, as well as a full copy of the SQL database. This is one ...
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5answers
539 views

Preparing laptops for theft

With a number of laptops out there the likelihood of one being stolen is high. What methods, preferably free, can be used to secure the data on the computers? The laptops do not have any special ...
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3answers
301 views

Roaming Laptop accessing CentOS LAMP Box - Security Concerns!

Let me preface this question with some information - I am a developer working for a small startup. The company can not afford to hire a proper *nix sysadmin at this time; Subsequently, I have been ...
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6answers
927 views

Disable User Account Remotely

I work for a highly distributed IT based consulting firm with approximately 150 users in the field at different client sites at any given time. As we have grown we have needed to ability to disable a ...
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7answers
284 views

Do you use physical locks on your mobile (or even desktop) PCs?

It was recently brought to my attention that we don't use physical locks to prevent theft of our laptops. I hadn't really considered it before, since nearly everyone takes their laptops home at night, ...
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8answers
452 views

What do you do to protect company-confidential data on laptops?

There usually is a lot to do about the security of servers since a lot of sensitive information is stored there but I think it's more important to make sure the company-laptops (and USB-Sticks) are ...