Best Practices for Data Integrity and Security are Frequently Written in Blood

In my job I touch on a lot of technologies. That’s good, because otherwise I would probably get pretty bored! But every now and again I get a good question come up about an aspect of technology that I think bears publishing an article about. The question in its unedited form; Serious but probably stupid question. No one in my household has more than a halfway remedial knowledge regarding computers.