Laptop Theft – Analysis

Statistics *A laptop is stolen every 53 seconds in the USA – Symantec *Over 600,000 laptops are stolen each year in the USA – Safeware Insurance Agency *97% of these laptops are never recovered – FBI *The second most common crime, just after identity theft, is laptop theft – FBI *Lost or stolen laptops are the top culprit of data leaks/breaches, accounting for 45% (of all the incidents studied) – The Identity Theft Resource Center *Laptops are the number-one item stolen in San Francisco – San Francisco Police Department The Fear of Theft As laptops become more common, the laptop

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