Unfortunately, reports of laptop theft and data loss are becoming an increased issue for companies from the Fortune 500 level to the small-to-medium businesses. Today’s business environment demands the use and dependence of laptops, smartphones, iPads, etc. Crimes associated with the use of such devices have also begun to rise and are a common headline in today’s news.
Insider threats as well as outsider threat culprits are increasingly becoming more innovative and inventive in finding ways to steal valuable property and proprietary data from companies who are at great risk without the appropriate endpoint security. Fortunately, there are ways that you can protect yourself and your belongings should you find yourself involved in a theft situation. Listed below are just a few of the recommended steps you should take before leaving the house with a smartphone or laptop.