Ca: Office of Auditor General lost 120 encrypted USB drives: documents

Joanna Smith reports from Ottawa:

An internal investigation at the Office of the Auditor General found that about 22 per cent of the encrypted USB drives entrusted to employees were lost, according to newly released documents.

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“The management of these USB drives was not strictly enforced. Employees were given IT Security information sessions on how to report stolen or lost devices but there was never any real accountability if a USB drive was lost,” says the Sept. 22, 2014 memo prepared by Jean-Charles Parisé, chief information officer and departmental security officer with the Office of the Auditor General.

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