Absolute Wins at SC Awards

Absolute Software has received the award for Best Information Security Product of the Year as part of the 2010 Secure Computing Awards Europe! We are honored to receive the award and to be included alongside many other fantastic companies in this year’s awards. SC Magazine Awards Europe 2010 […]

Calculate Your Digital Net Worth

Initial Computer Cost + Software Purchases + Movie / Music etc Purchases (+ Intangible Costs) = Digital Net Worth Ever wonder what your computer is “worth”? It’s not just about the cost of the computer, but about what is on that computer. And not everything has a price […]

Mississippi Enacts Breach Law

Mississippi has become the latest U.S. State to enact a data breach notification law. Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour approved the law, House Bill 583, making it a requirement for companies in this state to notify individuals (not regulators or credit reporting agencies) under certain conditions. The conditions that […]

P2P File-Sharing and Sensitive Data

The FTC put out a news release earlier this year warning companies to be cautious about using P2P File-Sharing Networks to share sensitive data. The alert went out after nearly 100 companies were notified that personal information, including sensitive data on employees and/or consumers, has been shared from […]

IT Spending Healthy in 2010

Forrester Research and Gartner have each released forecasts for IT spending for 2010. The latter forecast is most recent, stating that worldwide IT spending will grow 5.3% in 2010 and will continue to grow as we move into 2011. The IT industry is seeing steady growth in hardware […]

Happy Earth Day – Turn Off Your Computers

Today, April 22, 2010 marks the 40th anniversary for Earth Day. And while computers have increased efficiencies, they’re contributing to some of the biggest wastes for businesses – both for the environment and the balance sheet. According to a report by Climate Savers Computing, “companies across the U.S. […]

MoD Data Loss in 2009 & 2010

The Ministry of Defence in the UK has just released statistics about the number of data loss incidents in 2009 and thus far in 2010. So far, the figures are down from those in 2008, but this arm of the government still suffered 347 data loss incidents in […]

Absolute Acquires FailSafe & Freeze

Last week Absolute announced that we have acquired the FailSafe and Freeze anti-theft technology assets from Phoenix Technologies. These purchases will enable us to make our asset management and security offerings even more comprehensive for businesses and consumers. FailSafe is a theft deterrence product that can protect, track, and […]