There are different security controls mobile IT can put in place to secure the private information on laptops, including personal firewalls, passwords, recovery software (e.g. LoJack for Laptops) and end-user "Rules of Behavior" explained in corporate policy. However, none of these security controls come close to providing the security that self-encrypting drives offer.
The hardware-based, self-encrypting drive solution is so effective, that I'm fairly confident that this nascent market will become a huge trend and be widely adopted in the enterprise. Here I'll outline the reasons why this strategy is so sound -- and why software-based disk encryption is not -- and will also provide an overview of the top vendors in this sector. Finally, I'll also list the types of businesses and agencies that can benefit from this mobile security approach.
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