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[Discuss] TrueCrypt with SSD

On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 02:18:47PM -0400, Richard Pieri wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 8:35 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
> > So, what is a good practice for an employee who has company property
> > that may contain some sensitive data?
> >
> Answer: take it out of the employees' paychecks.  They want/need a portable
> computer to commute or work from home then make them pay for it.  Give them
> a refund only if the hardware is returned in good working order and in good
> physical condition.  If they beat it up, scratch it to hell, crack the
> screen or lose it then they lose their refund.  Put them on the hook from
> the start with a vested interest in the hardware and watch the loss rate go
> down.
> That's how you solve laptop loss and theft problems.

If you don't trust your employees, maybe you should consider
getting different employees.

If I pay for a computer, it's mine, not the company's. If the
company wants me to work from home or travel, they can provide
the necessary equipment. And, unsurprisingly, they do.


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