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Protect your laptop’s sensitive information before entering the U.S. – a customs agent might decide to peruse it

Security consultant Bruce Schneier writes in the [UK] Guardian with suggestions for setting up your laptop computer so that U.S. customs inspectors won’t be able to peruse your sensitive business information (or, if you’re a lawyer, attorney-client privileged information). This is something to think about, because a U.S. court has ruled that customs inspectors have the right to search laptops, and presumably other electronic devices, that are being brought into this country.

Link: Read me first: Taking your laptop into the US? Be sure to hide all your data first | Technology | The Guardian