Stressing security training

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 1:45 PM EST

Teaching basic computer security has become an essential part of training government employees, and agency officials who neglect security education will regret it, said David Jordan, chief information security officer for Arlington County, Va.

Employees who are aware of the pitfalls of using computers connected to the Internet are "the most powerful weapons against cyberthreats that you can have," he told Federal Computer Week during a Nov. 29 interview.

By Florence Olsen at FCW.

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