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Nearly 500 laptops stolen from IRS, audit says

Over the past three years, 490 laptops were lost or stolen from the Internal Revenue Service, according to an audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Between Jan. 2, 2003 and June 13, 2006, a "large number" of the laptops were stolen from the vehicles and homes of IRS employees, according to the report released last month, while 111 were stolen from IRS facilities, the report said.

Study Federal wireless net at high risk of failing

A new report by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Justice concludes that an ambitious, multi-billion dollar federal wireless network faces a 'high risk' of failing to be achieved. After nearly six years of work, and spending by the DOJ alone of US$195 million, there is little to show, according to Inspector General Glenn Fine.

Compliance cost at security’s expense

From Sarbanes-Oxley to HIPAA to PCI/DSS, chances are your company is subject to myriad compliance requirements. And although the goals of such regulations are noble, the chunk taken out of your security budget to uphold them is considerable.

Sarbanes-Oxley projects lack IT involvement

For many of the attendees at a recent Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance conference, getting technology managers and staffers involved in the process of documenting internal...

Lost Packets

When you are an international rock star, keeping on top of business operations sounds like a job...

Upcoming Events

May 13-17OttawaCanadian Information Technology Security Symposium (CITSS)"IT Security - No Limits" is the theme of the 14th CITSS - a five-day IT event hosted...

Nasdaq halts PSINet trading

The Nasdaq Stock Exchange halted trading of the troubled telecommunications carrier and Internet service provider PSINet Inc. Tuesday morning.


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