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Simple Fingerprint-Based Security Protects Notebook PCs
 

Summary: Simple Fingerprint-Based Security
Protects Notebook PCs
T E C H N O L O G Y
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Simple Fingerprint-Based Security Protects Notebook PCs
Page 2 Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.
Introduction
Lost or stolen notebook computers make headlines when they
contain personal information on millions of people or data from
nuclear weapons research. More quietly, corporations are
becoming increasingly alarmed by the loss of notebooks that
contain company-confidential information and enable access
to corporate networks. Given that many thousands of
notebooks go missing every year, increasing numbers of
companies and government agencies are looking for security
solutions.
These solutions typically begin with tightened policies on the
use of employee notebooks and--as these measures
inevitably fail to prevent security breaches--expand toward
technological solutions. Data encryption is a good step, but

  

Source: Areibi, Shawki M - School of Engineering, University of Guelph

 

Collections: Engineering