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Volume: 4 Issue: 12
(December 2007)

Keywords:
editorial disclose disclose laptops fly they fly away you open boot car they fly hotel rooms offices they even fly

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Europe Canada

Editorial: To disclose or not to disclose

Laptops can fly. They fly away when you open the boot of the car. They fly from hotel rooms and offices. They even fly from your vendors' premises when staying overnight. Or at least, that appears to be the case judging by the amount of reports about lost and stolen laptops. Many of those reports are the result of voluntary disclosures made by all types of organisations in an attempt to mitigate the effect of such losses. Disclosures of security breaches are becoming as common as the security breaches themselves, even in Europe where the legal obligation to notify anyone is questionable.

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