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Laptop Theft Exposes Data on 3,500 Patients

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Even after so many countless lost laptops resulted in compromised data, including a lost medical laptop earlier this month, a Massachusetts medical center has been left red-faced after a lost laptop compromised the personal and medical information of 3,500 patients. Incidents like this are expensive for all parties involved, and despite laptop vendors offering all manner of encryption, protection, laptop location technologies and other security, we still have unprotected laptops disappearing. What are the implications? Check out eSecurity Planet for the uncomfortable realities.

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