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Secure your computer

A computer insurance provider reported that in 2002, more than 600,000 claims were submitted for stolen computers. To prevent adding your computer to that list, securing your computer at all times should be a paramount concern. It's not just the monetary value of the computer that you would lose if it were stolen. The value of the data stored on the computer probably far outweighs the replacement cost of the computer.

All Roosevelt laptop computers come with locks and cables. Computers not it transit should always be locked (even in a locked office).

Securing your home computer may present different challenges but is no less important. Invest in a lock and use it. Check out tracking solutions (search the Web for "laptop tracking") that might enable you to recover a stolen laptop. Make sure your homeowners or renters insurance covers computer theft. And never, when traveling with a laptop, leave your computer unattended.