Enforce your security plan

Thursday, 8 June 2006, 1:45 PM EST

As the true story of the theft of data at the US Department for Veterans Affairs emerges, IT security professionals around the world will shake their heads in disbelief, and so too will their bosses.

It is bad enough that a civil servant was taking home confidential personal data for three years without permission. It is worse that he was able to remove so much data without triggering a systems alert, let alone arousing suspicion.

At ComputerWeekly.

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