While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for compliance or state breach disclosure law, or for doing business in a state requiring it, encryption is necessary but difficult. Learn where existing encryption solutions are failing, and find out how emerging tools and trends can make encryption better, and easier.
perfectly reasonable way to shield sensitive data on a lost or stolen PC. Problem solved, right? Not quite. These tools relied on the individual user’s diligence to be effective. The business entity, whose reputation and profi tability was at stake, had no control, instead living with the hope that users, its employees, were following policy. We should know by now that users don’t always follow policy, particularly when confronted with productivity tradeoffs. Because of this, these methods of