Friday, May 27, 2005

MCI employee data stolen in laptop theft

MCI is evaluating new corporate security technologies and policies following the theft of a staffers notebook computer containing personal information on about 16,500 current and former employees, the company said Monday.

I wonder how much sensitive information is floating around on a typical Fortune 1,000's collection of laptops? At the very least disk encryption should be employed on sensitive data, even if it is the weaker one provided with the Windows XP operating system.
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