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Published: 20 Oct 2012

One billion-dollar company isn't taking chances with data stored on its laptops. It deployed full disk encryption on every machine, an increasingly popular security strategy. Name your target: the laptop storing your company's trade secrets or the laptop containing proprietary partner and customer data, and your company's financial information. Timken Company can afford neither to be left behind in a cab or hotel room, nor be stolen by a determined thief working for a competitor, or one looking to sell hardware on eBay. Timken isn't unlike most public companies its size. Of its 25,000 employees, more are doing business on the road every day, and the risk to the enterprise's intellectual property and financial posture associated with a lost or stolen laptop is too great not to address. And also like most public companies its size --Timken has 62 plants and 114 offices in 27 countries -- full disk encryption is an increasingly popular security measure. "Protecting our intellectual property has been the prime concern of upper management," says Roger Herbst, ... Access >>>

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