Top 10 Overlooked Security Risks: 4 of 10

Encrypting Laptops and Desktops

Encrypting desktops and laptop computers is one of the easiest ways to prevent data loss as a result of lost or stolen computers. Modern operating systems such as Windows 10 Pro and MacOS High Sierra include full disk encryption features bundled with the operating system. Once a disk is encrypted, it is impossible to access data on the device without the proper credentials. This simple task is extremely effective and yet has zero impact on users’ daily work tasks and responsibilities.

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