With the frequency of employee and customer information put at risk because a computer was stolen right out of an office, car, or home, a disk-drive maker decided to try to tackle the problem.

Seagate Technology announced that it’s working on a drive for desktop PCs that will use embedded chips to encrypt the information on the drive — all of the information. Then if the machine is stolen, the thief would have to come up with a password at minimum and two- or three-factor authentication at best.

Full Story at informationweek.com