Physical Security Of Laptops With Computer Locks

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Laptops and computers attract thieves quite like magnets. From dishonest employees to cheap thugs to hi-fi robbers they find computers and laptops easily accessible and ether steal and run away after vandalizing the systems.

Over one million laptops are either lost or stolen every year approximately. While FBI recovers a 2% of the lost or the stolen laptops, they are still clueless on the 300+ laptops they're lost during hearing of the 9/11 commission. FBI must have lost information which is more valuable than the laptops itself.

A majority of the laptop thefts are due to reckless misplacing alone. While you may have the theft insurance for your expensive Apple iMac, you've still hate to see your company's business secrets and information reaching into the wrong hands. Do you?

Physical security of laptops and computers

While password locking does help to safeguard critical information reaching wrong people, physical security of computers should be top priority.

Is computer locks or laptop locks the best modes of physical security?

Computer lock or a laptop lock is the best way of securing system or laptop physically. Approximately, about four-fifth of laptops available on the market comes with a Universal Security Slot (USS). The USS will facilitate the laptop to be attached to a laptop cable lock or even a laptop alarm.

No wonder determined thieves and bolt cutter experts will not stop at this, the laptop cable locks should deteriorate the casual laptop lifters who'd be waiting to take advantage of you when you fall sleep at airport lobby or a hotel lounge.

While there are a variety of computer locks including cable locks to LCD monitor and desktop locks to Maclocks to iMac security locks, the best part is that you do not have to spend a fortune on purchasing any of these. The locks that secure single systems and laptops will be in the $ 30-50 range and those that secure many laptops at a time such as carts fall in the $ 100 through $ 1000 (high end will be the feature-rich portable mini bedroom like laptop carts)

Most of the computer locks are usually available at regular office stores or these days at several online stores. If you purchase from an online store, you have certain advantages; check and look at the variety of designs and specifications then make selection that suit your requirement and then look for best deals or offers around that otherwise you have no choice to play with if you opt to buy from an offline store.

Consider and check for quality of the cable as well as quality of the computer lock; ask for replacement warranty and ask if the lock facilitates locking of computer and laptop peripherals too. …

Smart Phones Improvement – Always For the Better

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Smart phones are amazing. Unlike normal phones, we can use smart phones for different tasks such as making calls, sending text messages, checking emails and surfing the internet. You can even access GPS system for navigation. Most of the high technology features are available for this type of mobile phones. As usual, when it comes to having so many features, the price can be rather high for some people.

How do we define smart phones?

They are PC-like gadget, which explains why we can use smart phones to do many things that we can only do by using PC or a laptop. With a complete OS running underneath those cover, smart phone is really the latest gadget to get things done.

For example, there is no need to work in the office to get your work done. This is important because some of you might need to travel. You can use the phone to easily help you out from answering urgent emails, communicating with your staff or colleagues through instant messaging and even surf the internet for information you need fast and easy. Who says you can not go online using a mobile phone?

Long gone the days when we use a phone to talk to someone far away to send text messages only. This is a whole new era when smart phones are conquering the market real fast. These days, there are more high technology phones than there were a decade ago. Most of the latest phones in the market are somehow integrated with the latest technologies.

Do you need a smart phone?

First of all, before you get a smart phone, you need to ask yourself do you need a smart phone at all. Not everyone need a smart phone, that is for sure. This is because some people just need a phone for calling and text messages, not for internet or more complicated use of the phone.

However, if you are a businessman, you should find yourself in need of a smart phone that can help you to manage your business much better. Example of smart phones include Nokia E-Series, Nokia N-Series, Blackberry Series, Apple iPhone and HTC Series.

LG, Samsung and Sony Ericsson are also producing smart phones but so far Blackberry, Apple iPhone and Nokia would be the most popular. How would you choose a phone that is suitable for you? Check out the features and find the one that has the most features you need. …