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Preventing Data and Laptop Theft: Podcast by Absolute Software
Dec 13, 2007 (08:12 AM EST)


VANCOUVER, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Absolute(R) Software Corporation ("Absolute" or the "Company") , the leading provider of Firmware-based, patented Computer Theft Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking(TM) recently interviewed Rick Bauer, director of technology and education at the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), to share his insights and experience for preventing data and laptop theft. The conversation was recorded as a podcast and is available for download on the Absolute Software website.

During the podcast, Bauer addresses the need for multi-layered approaches to on-site security, as well as the need to secure portable devices. He provides recommendations on security software and shares his personal experiences with laptop theft and retrieval at the Hill School in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. He also discusses his work with Carnegie Mellon and other universities to form a storage security forum.

To download the podcast, please visit: www.absolute.com/podcast .

For mobile device security news, please visit the blog: http://blog.absolute.com/ .

About Absolute Software

Absolute Software Corporation www.absolute.com is the leader in Computer Theft Recovery, Data Protection and Secure Asset Tracking(TM) solutions. Absolute Software provides organizations and consumers with solutions in the areas of regulatory compliance, data protection and theft recovery. The Company's Computrace(R) software is embedded in the BIOS of computers by global leaders, including Dell, Fujitsu, Gateway, HP, Lenovo, Motion, Panasonic and Toshiba, and the Company has reselling partnerships with these OEMs and others, including Apple. For more information about Absolute Software and Computrace, visit .

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(C)2007 Absolute Software Corporation. All rights reserved. Computrace and Absolute are registered trademarks of Absolute Software Corporation. Computrace U.S. patents # 5,715,174, # 5,764,892, # 5,802,280, # 5,896,497, # 6,244,758, # 6,269,392, # 6,300,863, and # 6,507,914. Canadian patents # 2,284,806 and # 2,205,370. U.K. patents # EP793823 and # GB2338101. German patent # 695 125 34.6-08. Australian patent # 699045. The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained in this news release.

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