If you can’t trust Airport Security, who can you trust?

laptop-security

The latest to suffer an identity theft breach – the innovative CLEAR system that speeds frequent travelers through airport security by collecting personal data, doing an extensive background check and issuing smart cards. Stolen from a “locked” room in San Francisco¬† airport was a laptop with the data for 33,000 travelers.

This line from the slashdot report was priceless:

The company has now decided that it might be a good idea to encrypt the data in their systems.

Thanks to oracletechnet for bringing this to my attention.