IRS to beef up monitoring of employee e-mails

Thursday, 17 August 2006, 12:45 AM EST

The Internal Revenue Service has pledged to step up monitoring of its e-mail servers in response to a recent review that found a high percentage of misuse among employees surveyed.

In response to the report from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, IRS Chief Information Officer W. Todd Grams said his office will ensure that the agency's next annual security training sessions will include reminders that abuse of e-mail policies has resulted in, and will result in, disciplinary action.

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