Too bad none of that technology could have kept them from talking about an important product launch on a packed plane. Oh, let me be more clear. It was a plane packed with computer industry people heading to Interop. You know ... the types of people who would be interested to find out that this company is coming out with a new product.
I wonder if someone from one of their competitors was on the plane. Maybe not an executive who they might recognize but some salesperson or PR person -- someone who would be eager to go back to his or her bosses with this tidbit and look like a real hero.
You can have all the best security tools but if someone is going to sit on a packed plane -- or in a busy coffee shop or at an industry cocktail party -- talking about information best kept under wraps, the technology isn't going to do you any good. Remind your executives and road warriors that a competitor, or a reporter, could be sitting just one row in back of them.