VA Computers Remain Unencrypted, Years After Breach

Patience Wait reports:

Following a high-profile data breach six years ago, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs spent almost $6 million on encryption software for its PCs and laptops. But an investigation by the department’s inspector general determined that the encryption software has been installed on only 16% of its computers.

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Related:  Department of Veterans Affairs Review of Alleged Incomplete Installation of Encryption Software Licenses. OIG report, October 11, 2012.

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