Episode 23: Mobile Device Security - IT Basics for PhySec Pros

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We're back with Kevin Beaver, CISSP (principlelogic.com, securityonwheels.com), as part of our regular "IT Basics for Physical Security Pros" series to talk about the problems of security mobile devices in the corporate and organizational settings. From issues of mobile devices (PDAs, smart phones, etc.) lacking power-on password security to issues of stolen and lost laptops, we hit on the top concerns and issues around mobile devices and corporate risk exposure. Topics: hard-drive encryption, partition-based encryption, file encryption, hardware-based encryption, laptop security, whole-disk encryption, data breaches from laptop losses, device log-on passwords. Suggested links: Privacy Rights Clearinghouse -- lists high-profile data breaches