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Study shows seventy per cent of European Companies have experienced laptop theft


17 October 2001 – A recent research study conducted by Kensington Technology Group reveals that despite growing concerns about internet and corporate security a high number of European businesses still remain complacent about the relatively simple issue of laptop security. According to the study, whilst 70 per cent of European businesses have experienced laptop theft, the majority are still not taking preventative measures to safeguard their equipment. The research also highlights that businesses still severely underestimate the true cost of laptop theft.

Despite seven out of ten respondents having experienced at least one laptop theft, over half had not even considered using a security device as a deterrent. When questioned about the location of the thefts, 60 per cent admitted that the laptop was...

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