VA buys encryption tools

Tuesday, 15 August 2006, 10:31 AM EST

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will spend US$3.7 million on encryption software following a theft in May of hardware containing the personal information of 26.5 million military veterans and spouses.

The VA has awarded a contract for veteran-owned SMS Inc. to install two encryption software packages on all of the department's computers, handhelds and storage devices.

At InfoWorld.

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