eFolder Webinar_Expert Series_Six Best Practices for Complete Laptop Protection

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MSP expert Richard Tubb shares his personal story of loss and discovery. A lost laptop helped Richard become a true expert on all the dimensions of complete laptop protection. Richard shares his personal insights and the key best practices MSPs should follow for protecting endpoints.

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eFolder Webinar_Expert Series_Six Best Practices for Complete Laptop Protection

  1. 1. Why I became interested in deviceprotection• December 2011• Presenting at Autotask UserGroup in UK to 100+ people• As Im due to go on stage Irealised my laptop had beentaken• And yes, the presentationwas on the laptop...
  2. 2. Six Best Practicesfor Complete LaptopProtectionRichard TubbsProviding Expert Advice to Help IT Companies Growwww.tubblog.co.uk
  3. 3. Agenda• My story - why I became interested in deviceprotection• The six lessons for device security• The best free software to help you recoverlost or stolen devices• Why your clients are probably unpreparedfor endpoint losses• How to make endpoint protection a businessopportunity Feel free to ask questions in the WebChat, or by Twitter @tubblog
  4. 4. Why I became interested in deviceprotection• December 2011• Presenting at Autotask UserGroup in UK to 100+ people• As Im due to go on stage Irealised my laptop had beentaken• And yes, the presentationwas on the laptop...
  5. 5. Lesson Number 1 - Keep your databacked up
  6. 6. Lesson Number 2 - Know how toquickly access your backups
  7. 7. Lesson Number 3 - Maintain anaccurate record of your assets
  8. 8. Lesson Number 4 - Your Data ismore valuable than your Hardware!
  9. 9. Lesson Number 5 - Install TrackingSoftware on your mobile devices
  10. 10. Lesson No 6 - Make sure yourinsurance schedule is current
  11. 11. In Summary• Keep your Data Backed Up – eFolder, or other business-grade backup or cloud file sync• Know how to quickly access your backups - KeePass,LastPass• Maintain accurate asset register - Make/Model, Serial No• Register your items with Immobilize• UV Mark Items with your Address and ZIP code• Set a Device Lock• Encrypt your data - TrueCrypt, Bitlocker• Install Tracking Software - Prey Project, Find my iPhone,Android Lost• Ensure your Insurance Schedule is current - scan receiptsand store them electronically
  12. 12. The story has a happy ending...
  13. 13. If this can happen to me...... then do you think theres a chance it canhappen to your client?Photo Credit - JazBeckhttp://www.flickr.com/photos/jazbeck/8025692978/
  14. 14. Questions
  15. 15. How to stay in touch with me• Sign up to my free newsletter - news and strategy forSMB IT companies: http://tubb.co/MSP-Newsletter• Twitter – www.twitter.com/tubblog• LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/richardtubb(remember to introduce yourself!)• Google+ - http://gplus.to/tubblog• E-Mail (remember that?) – richard@tubblog.co.uk

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