Laptop Security Tips
How to Keep It from Getting Lost or Stolen
- Treat your laptop like cash.
- Get it out of the car...don't ever leave your laptop behind.
- Keep it locked...use a security cable.
- Keep it off the floor...or at least between your feet.
- Keep passwords somewhere else...not near the laptop or case.
- Don't leave it "for just a sec"...no matter where you are.
- Pay attention in airports...especially at security.
- Use bells and whistles...if you've got an alarm, turn it on.
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