How can I protect my data if my laptop is stolen?

Episode 1274 (29:48)

Jose from San Jose, CA

Jose's laptop got stolen and he has no backups. Leo says the first thing Jose should do is change all the passwords for any online banking, social media, etc, and turn on second factor authentication. He should also turn on encryption on his mobile devices. It's a harsh lesson, but Jose has learned to always backup and encrypt his data.