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Re: [Full-disclosure] New Laptop Polices
From: Peter Dawson (slash.pdgmail.com)
Date: Fri Aug 11 2006 - 12:31:44 CDT
We have done some storming on this issue. The issue is basically forked in
1) Airline security
2) Data Security
Wrt to item(1) , it is deemed to be "possible" that IATA will move to
banning any electronic devices as carryon. This certainly is the way that
other entities are looking into risk negation from a view point on airlines
security. As someone mentioned, IATA gives a rats ass about your corporate
This leave us with the delimma of protecting localized data on a Laptop,
Blackberry. iPod and/or other hand held devices. Checked in luggage can
easily be stolen. misplaced and/or HDD yanked out....
Corporate Policy changes are needed- its just a matter of time
On 8/11/06, Valdis.Kletnieksvt.edu <Valdis.Kletnieksvt.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 11:32:50 CDT, Bob Radvanovsky said:
> > corporate assets. I think that they should make it easier for the
> removal of
> > hard disk drives to be removed so they aren't stolen.
> OK, so you pull the hard drive - where do you *put* it? Remember, if it's
> packaged to be removable, it's going to look a lot like an MP3 player or
> other thing-with-a-battery, and you end up having to check it.
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