STOP Security Plates

Effective theft prevention, asset management and equipment recovery.

PRODUCT INFO

STOPMonitor

End-to-end administration, security and tracking for computer assets.

PRODUCT INFO

Laptop and mobile theft prevention and recovery.

From single users through the enterprise, the fully-integrated, comprehensive security approach to cost-effective asset management and protection.

Recent Recovery Stories

MOST RECENT RECOVERY

4 days ago
22 Mar 2019
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Good Samaritan found laptop on train in Chicago. Owner has been contacted and is making arrangements to get it back.

15 Mar 2019
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Roanoke, Virginia Airport Police called STOP's 24/7 Recovery Hotline to report that a STOP-tagged laptop was apparently forgotten at the TSA checkpoint. STOP identified the owner by the STOP ID and notified the owner. Recovery process is underway.

15 Mar 2019
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A student's STOP-tagged MacBook was found in a car that had been impounded in Minneapolis-St. Paul area. STOP has reached out to the registered owner, awaiting response.

8 Mar 2019
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Employee left an employer-owned iPad on a Frontier Airlines flight that terminated in Chicago O'Hare Airport on February 20 at around 10:30 PM. Frontier has notified owner they have located an iPad that closely matches the description she provided. Awaiting confirmation of recovery.

4 Mar 2019
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Laptop was misplaced by employee and recently recovered back to the employee.

27 Feb 2019
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Former employee called to return a laptop to their employer. Employer is making arrangements for return.

20 Feb 2019
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Laptop found in garbage can by janitor in Billings, MT .

19 Feb 2019
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Laptop left at a trade fair. Booth next to it contacting us to get it back to the owners. Owners making arrangements to recover

12 Feb 2019
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An employee left a company-owned laptop in the seat pocket on American Airlines flight from Dallas-Ft Worth to Chicago O'Hare. AA found the laptop and notified the owner. Laptop is being recovered.

7 Feb 2019
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Taxi driver from Chicago, Illinois called STOP's 24/7 recovery hotline to report that a passenger left his laptop bag in the cab. STOP identified the owner in our registration database and notified the owner, who has recovered his laptop.

1 Feb 2019
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A company-owned STOP-tagged laptop was lost by its user at Dulles International Airport, Washington DC and turned over to Lost & Found, who contacted STOP. We identified the registered owner in our database and notified them. Recovery process is underway.

24 Jan 2019
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Good Samaritan engaged in a live chat at STOP's website to report that he found a STOP-tagged laptop in a park near a road in Oak Dale, California. STOP identified the registered owner by the STOP ID Number provided by the Good Samaritan and notified the owner. Recovery process is underway.

What They’re Saying

My laptop was stolen when my car was burglarized as my wife and I were passing through Oklahoma City. The crooks took everything we had in our backseat. Fortunately, I had affixed a STOP Plate when I originally purchased my laptop. After I had discovered the burglary, I called STOP to report my laptop stolen. Not more than an hour later, I received a phone call from STOP (Brad) informing me that the perpetrators had discarded my laptop when they discovered the STOP Plate. Someone had found my laptop and called the number to report the laptop found. Brad gave me the person's contact info and I was able to get in touch and retrieve my laptop. I was ecstatic because the laptop was the most expensive item that was stolen and the information on the hard drive was very important to me. The STOP Plate really works and I plan to recommend it to my friends. Thank you STOP for providing the great service! - Nicholas (End User)
Since implementing the STOP solution, the loss rate of our laptops dropped from an average of three per year to zero. We haven't experienced a single loss since the introduction of your product. The STOP plates proved to be an easy solution to a costly problem. - Keith Rickles - Regional IT Manager - Lehigh Cement Southern Division
We are very pleased thus far with the STOP program. We intend to continue to use the product and expand upon it… Please feel free to add us to your website client list. - Gregory M. Steeber - Technology Coordinator - Belle Vernon Area School District
STOP is working well for us. STOP along with other procedures implemented has eliminated theft and loss. Our users have become intimidated by the plate and therefore respect the equipment and the policies. It's been great. - Pat Hansen - Director of Information Technology - Marymount Manhattan College
After experiencing laptop thefts from our offices, we turned to STOP to remedy the problem. We hoped that putting the STOP Security Plate on our equipment would make them less likely to be stolen. The number of thefts dropped to zero shortly after installing the plates on 2000 laptops. It really is a visible deterrent. - Robert Doyle - Project Leader - UST Inc.
You guys are fantastic. Everything has gone so smoothly and you nearly bent over backwards for me. Thanks so much for everything - you are a perfect example of wonderful customer service. - Chad M. Stone - Information Technology - Lehigh Cement Company
No laptop should be without one. - Simson Garfinkel - as quoted in Web Security, Privacy & Commerce with Gene Spafford, published by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Good news... my laptop was returned! My friend said the laptop reappeared in his suite. I have to conclude the thief chickened out on the laptop due to the STOP Security Plate, but kept the cords and such because none of it had any kind of identification. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Truly, STOP saved a lot of important files and also my personal sanity. It was among the best 25-dollar purchases I've ever made. - Abe Riesman - Student - Harvard University
The STOP Team is Awesome! I wanted to give a big THANKS for helping us with setting up our registration database as well as the great support that you've always given us. Thanks a million to Isabelle & Doug. - Dao Khemthongsengsay - Allied Waste Industries, Inc.
I am a true believer in STOP. - Lyne Denis Investigator – Preventionist Concordia University Montreal, Quebec Canada
Used with other means of security, such as stealth tracking software or file encryption and/or password and biometrics authentication, STOP could be the final element to an agency's security system. - www.fcw.com Side bar - STOP Laptop Theft
Thanks a million! You guys really are the best. - Chelle Hollingsworth - ProSys Information Systems [An Authorized STOP Partner/Reseller]

News

27 Sep 2013

By Jacqueline Emigh

"Another alternative is to attach a security plate to the laptop, so as to squelch the resale value of a stolen PC. STOP Security Plate, for instance, is a metal warning plate that affixes to a laptop using Very High Bond (VHB) adhesive. It features a chemically bonded tattoo beneath, stating "Stolen Property," along with high visibility stickers..."

8 Sep 2013
By Michael Arvizu 
 
CSUN Police Department (PD) is selling Security Tracking of Office Property (S.T.O.P.), a theft deterrent plate for electronic devices, for the first time ever in the Matador Bookstore. 
Since S.T.O.P.’s inception in 2006, the plates were only available for purchase at PD headquarters and at the campus police substation on Zelzah Avenue adjacent to campus. 
 
21 Apr 2013
STOP tags are tamper-proof security plates with a barcode and indelible tattoo. The tags are pre-printed with information that ownership of the property is permanently monitored.