Mobile computing continues to gain acceptance and popularity among business professionals. Mobile users with company laptops work on planes and trains, in airports and hotel lobbies, at restaurants and coffee shops. We’ve never been more connected and productive, but there are risks attached. Security software can protect sensitive data on a laptop that’s been lost or stolen, but business users often overlook the threat of visual hacking. Passers-by can glean sensitive or confidential information with a quick glance at an unguarded screen. HP Sure View was developed to minimize the risk of visual hacking.
The integrated privacy screen can be enabled discreetly at the touch of a button, keeping private information from public view. When activated, only users directly in front of the display can see the screen clearly—nearby users see only an obscured white screen.