The news media seems to regularly report on organizations, government, and individuals who lose data storage devices such as hard drives or USB drives and other digital systems such as laptops, smart phones, etc.
- What do you think is an organization’s responsibility to ensure protection and proper destruction of any sensitive or personal information regarding employees, customers, etc.?
- How do you dispose of sensitive automated information? Do you think this is sufficient to protect your information or that of your organization? Why or why not?
- Discuss your understanding of how disk encryption can help protect data in case the hardware is lost or stolen.
- Do you think this is enough to protect the data? Explain your answer.