Friday, December 19, 2008

Amazing Stories #101 - "Chief speak with forked tongue?"

NC - The state auditor's office has more than 234 laptop computers that lack encryption software to guard against security lapses, a political newsletter reported today.

The Insider, an e-mail newsletter published by The News & Observer, cited correspondence from George Bakolia, the state's chief information officer, showing that the software has not been a high priority for the auditor's office.

Bakolia's office issued standards in December 2007 calling for state agencies to put encryption software on laptops. (more)