ownership tag

ownership tag

An encrypted string of text displayed at startup on certain brands of computers. It is designed for identification in the event of loss or theft.
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Features include support for remote networked BIOS flash, SMART disk system monitoring and alerts, chassis intrusion alert, property ownership tag and configuration change monitoring.
To further help administrators control their desktops, the new Deskpro models deliver advanced Security Management features including Memory Change Alerts and an Ownership Tag.
He admits buying metal ownership tags from the regional fabricator and colluding with logging personnel to misidentify Stevenson logs, allowing him and his collaborators to divert and sell the logs to dishonest sawmill operators.