Chapter 8. Security and Privacy of Data

This chapter deals with security and privacy only as it relates to data. It does not cover the extensive concerns of security and privacy of the Web or wireless issues. It also does not deal with viruses and worms.

The attention to data security has become more and more important because employees often keep their own copies of highly sensitive data on their laptops, home computers, and even PDAs. For example, employees often download company data to their laptops or home computers to allow them to work from home. Employees ...

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