[ISN] MPs offered free laptop locks

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 2008 02:38:37 -0500 (CDT)

By Ian Williams
22 July 2008

PC peripheral maker Kensington is offering MPs a free lock to ensure the 
physical security of their laptops.

The firm said that the current furore around the theft of government 
laptops means that MPs need to be able to lock down their laptops 
wherever they are.

"With the recent publication of the O'Donnell, Poynter and Burton 
Reviews and the forthcoming Thomas/Wallport review, attention has once 
again been drawn to the safety of data held by government departments 
and agencies," said Stephen Hoare, product manager at Kensington Europe.

"Using a lock will protect laptops and computers from opportunistic 
theft, and will help to reassure the public that their personal details 
are safe, no matter where they are being held."


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