Camden Borough Council has now rolled out for a super three tier security solution in from of the Absolute software to run on 150 BlackBerry devices, though which has now been under developed to run on 1500 laptops. The solution also offers password encryption, password protection and the ability to remotely wipe data.
In this purpose the technical services manager at the London Borough of Camden, Lan Lawrence, explained that these move was on the back of a Gartner report which recommends that these three tires security layers to be implemented. Also he declared “if a device goes for missing then we can easily create a theft report throughout the Absolute Computerize console, aside from that then we can delete the data remotely. Also there is a theft recovery team those are licenses with the Metropolitan Police.”
The service cost will be £12 per license for per BlackBerry and £20 per Laptop. Lawrence also said that the council would also roll out their security for the 150 most highly used, high risks BlackBerry users initially, so along with a view of rolling out the solution will be remaining 450 over the next few years. Also all the laptops under the council currently will also get the benefit of that Absolute security.
Moreover the Absolute software offers too much other components including geo-tagging, which is quite be able to give an operator the ability of creating a Google map fence around the building, which can often notice how many laptops or blackberry is taken out of the building.
Lawrence also expended that the council is now also trying to keep abstract and ahead of regulations as well as ICQ’s power in order to fine out the body that breach of data have now made for it to give more awareness of security.