Twenty-nine percent of all stolen laptops are taken from offices, with thefts from cars responsible for another 25 percent of laptop losses, according to survey data from CREDANT Technologies, a security software provider. Some of the 283 executives who responded to the survey noted that office laptops had been stolen despite being locked or even glued to desktops. Only 10 percent of the units had a full-disk encryption solution in place, and 82 percent of the stolen laptops were never recovered
@ More details from the survey are available at SM Online.
More than one in four people report having paid a bribe in the last 12 months when interacting with key public institutions and services and governments are not perceived as doing enough to hold the corrupt accountable. In the 2013 Global Corruption Barometer, Transparency International breaks down how widespread corruption is globally and how individual countries are handling the problem.
By Timothy D. Crowe, revised by Lawrence J. Fennelly; Reviewed By Dennis G. Byerly, CPP
This book touches on most of the areas security professionals handle every day: schools, parking lots, airports, housing areas, banks, and service locations are likely candidates for criminal activity.