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December 9, 2009  3:30 AM

Kensington MicroSaver Alarmed Computer Lock review: Will it protect your laptop?



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
Laptops, Locks, Network security, Network testing and hacking, Networking, Security, USB port blocking

After watching this video on how to pick a tubular Kensington lock with a toilet paper roll, I had some serious doubts about my laptop's safety: [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/as-CPdf-rKI" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Had I watched this video...

December 2, 2009  10:43 PM

Port blocking: Why corporate computers need disabled USB ports



Posted by: Tessa Parmenter
network device management, Network devices, Network security, Networking, USB, USB port blocking

CableOrganizer.com asked me to review a few products as part of a data theft prevention promotion they were advertising. One such appliance was a USB port block. You may be wondering why you would want to block ports on your laptop, and if...


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