This story from The Times raises an interesting aspect to protecting your information assets. According to the story an aide to the British Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, reported his blackberry missing while on a business trip to China. An interesting twist to the story is the Blackberry went missing the morning after the aide had spent the night with with a Chinese woman he met at a hotel disco. UK security officials believe the man was targetted by Chinese intelligence who used the woman as bait in a honey trap in order to relieve the gentleman of information or devices that may be of use to them.
So when your staff are travelling abroad how do you ensure that they keep their information assets secure?