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Off Premises Equipment Security in ISMS

Control  A 9.2.5 in annex A of ISO 27001 standard requires organization to have authorized policies and procedures in place for security of off-premises equipment and these controls should be implemented based on risk assessment of physical particular assets.  There should be a formal approval procedure before taking the equipment offsite. Approval authority will depend […]

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TSA Approved – checkpoint freindly laptop case

HP EZ Check Laptop Case – TSA Approved – Checkpoint Freindly to Easy Your Travel HP EZ Check Laptop Case – TSA Approved – Black Protect your laptop in this HP EZ Check Briefcase, carry it-and your accessories in style. This case has been tested and meets the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) guidelines for […]

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Laptop and traveling precautions

Best practice emphasize the fact to backup the data if you can’t live without it, in the same way a traveler must avoid taking sensitive data on the road unless it’s absolutely necessary to do so. If you do plan to take sensitive data with you on the laptop, the necessary security controls must be […]

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Laptop security and vendor assessment

Another report of a laptop stolen, this one containing reams of sensitive customer information. The laptop was later returned in the same office complex, to a room which was reportedly locked; however, the sensitive data on the laptop was not encrypted. According to a San Francisco Chronicle article by Deborah Gage (Aug 6, 2008, pg. […]

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