K-12 Schools are the #1 place that laptops are reported stolen. With the increase in the number of devices in the classroom (laptops, tablets) through 1-to-1 programs as well as a growing number of BYOD devices in classrooms, it is no surprise that schools are becoming a target for organized theft. This has us concerned on a number of fronts:
When devices are stolen in bulk like this, it's likely the criminals are quite organized in their ability to quickly re-sell the stolen devices, often co-ordinating the sales to International markets.
We are trying to do our part to reduce the threats that come with the integration of mobile thefts into K-12 schools. Absolute Safe Schools provides a safe environment and promotes student and staff security through an approach that focuses on:
The Absolute Safe Schools solution works in conjunction with Absolute Software’s proven theft-recovery software – Absolute Computrace and Computrace Mobile Theft Management. The Absolute Safe Schools solution provides rapid response resources after a theft of a protected device. The Absolute Investigations and Recovery Services team will conduct an investigation and will work with local law enforcement to recover devices using proven technology and investigative techniques.
Absolute Safe Schools can deliver K12 a comprehensive solution to keep both children and the community aware and safe on the use of mobile devices. To learn more, visit here.