How much does it cost when a laptop is stolen? The Ponemon Institute estimates upwards of $50,000 per incident.
Depending on the value of the data on the laptop, this number can get big…fast. Interestingly, the higher up in the organization, the bigger the problem, and the less obvious. (Imagine all the intellectual property on the laptop used by the VP of Product Development.)
Kensington has a cool ROI calculator that will help you calculate how much money you can save by investing in laptop and desktop locks.
Let me know what you think of the ROI calculator; we’re always looking to make more useful tools for our customers and readers.