IRS slips on keeping workers’ computers secure

Friday, 3 March 2006, 7:45 AM EST

The Internal Revenue Service must do a better job of maintaining the security settings it developed and deployed on employees’ workstations under a common operating environment (COE), according to report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

At Computerworld.

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