VA installs encryption software on 15,000 laptops
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has installed encryption software on 15,000 agency-owned laptops over the past two weeks as part of a broader effort to improve information security following last May's massive data compromise.
It is also working to furnish government-owned laptops to VA employees who currently use their personal machines to do official work at home, the VA's supervisor of information and technology Robert Howard told lawmakers on Tuesday.
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