Government tightens desktop data security

Monday, 6 December 2004, 12:18 PM EST

Despite the considerable amount of money and effort already spent on protecting sensitive U.S. government data, the threats keep getting more sophisticated and the stakes higher. But several government agencies are working hard to tighten up IT security.

The U.S. Department of Defense is leveraging PC blades to address a long-time concern that electromagnetic waves containing key characteristics of classified data could be intercepted by enemies of the United States and then used to compromise national security.

By Larry Greenemeier at Security Pipeline.

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