Department Of Defense Putting Data At Risk

J. Nicholas Hoover reports:

The Department of Defense risks exposing personally identifiable information and other sensitive data because it isn’t consistently following proper procedures in preparing computer< equipment for disposal or reuse, the military's inspector general has found. In an evaluation of DoD internal controls and processes, the inspector general found that several military departments didn’t properly delete data and fully account for unclassified equipment before releasing it to other federal agencies, schools, and non-profit organizations.

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