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12,000 Notebooks Are Lost In American Airports Weekly

According to a survey sponsored by Dell and conducted by Ponemon Institute, 12,000 notebooks are lost each week in 104 airports of the United States. At that, over 10 thousand is lost in 36 major airports. Besides, up to a thousand notebooks is lost weekly in each of the largest airports: in Los Angeles, Miami and New York.

It's interesting that 67% of lost notebooks are never claimed back by their owners.

According to the research, places where you are more likely to lose your mobile companion are security checkpoints (40%), departure zones (23%) and toilets (9%).

Over 70% of passengers on business trips are afraid to be late for their flights. At that, 60% of users attribute their concerns to delays at security checkpoints.

Over 53% of respondents confirmed their notebooks stored confidential or sensitive data. At that same time, 65% of them didn't do anything to protect it.

Source: Dell


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