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06 / 2005
Vybrali pro vás: TR - Tomáš Rosa, JP - Jaroslav Pinkava, PV - Pavel Vondruška, VK - Vlastimil Klíma

Krádeže notebook? a ochrana dat v nich obsažených

Se zlod?ji notebook? to za?íná být obdobné jako se zlod?ji aut - orientujíse na krádeže takových po?íta??, kde mají v?tší šance usp?t.
Na záv?r australský autor dává n?kolik tip? pro uživatele notebook? (z hlediska bezpe?nosti):

Handy tips on securing your laptop

Physical security
* Use a cable lock or alarm device to secure the notebook to the office desk or to permanent structures such as airport seats.
* Don't leave an unsecured notebook in the car – lock it in the boot out of sight.
* Don't use an obvious laptop bag that may make you a target.
* Keep your laptop with you when travelling – take it on planes as carry-on luggage.
* Consider products that secretly mark your computer as your own, or as stolen if a business tag is removed.

Data security

* Develop and enforce an information security policy.
* Require passwords for boot-up access.
* Encrypt data on the notebook and data that is transferred to and from the notebook when on the road.
* Consider insurance that can cover theft or accidental loss – premiums can be lower if security measures have been adopted.
* Back up all data.

Examples of products and services available

* Software at BIOS level that tracks a reported stolen computer when it is reconnected to a network, or vendor services that provide identity tags that can be tracked when a new user tries to access support or products for a stolen notebook.
* Software that ensures a notebook will not work outside a set radius.
* Software that locks off sections of the system, or particular devices, such as the DVD writer.
* Technology that provides shock protection, spill resistance.
* Built-in or external smartcard and fingerprint reader – no card no boot-up.
Zdroj: http://australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,15431809%5E15864%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html
Autor: JP

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