Laptops - Going, Going, Gone by the thousands
Good article noting that laptops are highly subject to theft or get misplaced by users like car keys do for some of us older professionals
Users need awareness and training on how to properly safeguard laptops while traveling. More importantly, companies need to look at fully encrypting laptops to ensure any sensitive information is protected.
Why Your Laptop Is Definitely Lost
QUOTE: Laptop and notebook theft is a major problem; it rates at between 3 percent to 7 percent of reported thefts, according to experts. In 2006, a company making computer-tracking products estimated 750,000 pieces of equipment a year were being stolen.