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October 8, 2009
Solving the Lost Laptop Problem: The Ponemon Approach to Mobile Security
Speakers for this event:
  • Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute  Learn More
  • Tim Parker, Vice President - Research and Development, Absolute Software  Learn More
  • Solving the Lost Laptop Problem: The Ponemon Approach to Mobile Security

    Has your company ever lost a laptop?


    If not, you’re lucky. The loss of one laptop has been disastrous for IT departments, exposing millions of dollars worth of sensitive data. Now, consider how many laptops are in your company and the amount of data on each – is it worth the risk to not secure every one?


    Learn how to minimize these risks from Dr. Larry Ponemon of the Ponemon Institute. The world’s leading authority on information security will discuss the latest findings on the cost of data breaches and the most effective preventative measures.


    Join us and find out:

    • The cost of a lost laptop, from data breach response to employee downtime
    • Why encryption is not always effective
    • How you can determine if sensitive data is accessed after device theft
    • How you can secure devices remotely using Software-as-a-Service and anti-theft technology

    • CEOs, CFO, CIOs
    • Chief Information Security Officeres
    • Chief Compliance Officers
    • VPs, Directors, & Managers of IT, Security, Risk/Risk Management, Compliance

    Dr. Larry Ponemon, Chairman and Founder, Ponemon Institute 

    Dr. Larry Ponemon is the Chairman and Founder of the Ponemon Institute, a research “think tank” dedicated to advancing privacy and data protection practices. Dr. Ponemon is considered a pioneer in privacy auditing and the Responsible Information Management or RIM framework.


    Ponemon Institute conducts independent research, educates leaders from the private and public sectors and verifies the privacy and data protection practices of organizations in a various industries.


    Dr. Ponemon has extensive knowledge of regulatory frameworks for managing privacy and data security including financial services, health care, pharmaceutical, telecom and Internet. Dr. Ponemon was appointed to the Advisory Committee for Online Access & Security for the United States Federal Trade Commission. He was appointed by the White House to the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee for the Department of Homeland Security.


    He is an active member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, serving as founding member of the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) Advisory Board.


    Dr. Ponemon earned his Ph.D. at Union College in Schenectady, New York. He has a Master’s degree from Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and attended the doctoral program in system sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Ponemon earned his Bachelors with Highest Distinction from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.


    Tim Parker, Vice President - Research and Development, Absolute Software 

    Tim serves as Vice President of Research and Development, managing the ongoing innovation and new feature development for all Absolute products.

    Tim brings over 10 years experience in VP and Chief Technical Officer roles, including VP of Development for Computer Sciences Corporation, First Consulting Group and a number of other Fortune 100 companies. He holds post-graduate degrees from universities in Canada, the US and the UK.


    Absolute® Software is a leader in tracking, managing and securing mobile devices for better data protection, easier IT asset management and managed computer theft recovery. With its Computrace® and Computrace® LoJack® for Laptops™ solutions, large enterprises, small business and individuals can protect their computing devices and the data on them.


    Absolute partners with top computer manufacturers so its software is tamper-resistant. For organizations, Computrace offers better computer security with the ability to centrally track devices, inventory IT assets, remotely delete data and recover stolen computers. For individuals, Computrace LoJack for Laptops remotely deletes data and recovers stolen computers.


    Absolute has the industry's only Theft Recovery Team staffed by former law enforcement professionals. After a computer is reported stolen, the Absolute Theft Recovery Team works on the customer's behalf to gather evidence from the stolen computer, locate the computer and work with police to get the computer back.


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