September 29, 2008

Securing Computer Equipment

Here are a few tips for securing public computer equipment:

Most of the tips for securing a computer mouse seem to involve either securing your PCs with cable and glue-on fasteners and running your mouse through a small "doohickey" attached to the cable, so that the mouse cannot be removed without disconnecting the cable. Or another suggestion is to bundle all of the computer cables together with plastic ties that would need to be cut in order to remove the mouse. (The thinking being that it would look pretty suspicious for someone to be fiddling for too long under the desk cutting the ties off.)

Read other librarians' solutions from this list:

Security kit for computers:

A way to secure the mouse to the cables:

Additional computer security:

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