National data security law gains momentum

Tuesday, 10 May 2005, 2:47 AM EST

Support for a national data security law appears to be growing, with ChoicePoint and Bank of America throwing their support behind a national disclosure law in a Capitol Hill hearing this week.

Backup data tapes have been at the center of the debate, with recent tape losses by Bank of America, Ameritrade and Time Warner leading to a recommendation by Iron Mountain that users encrypt backup tape data.

By Roy Mark at the Enterprise Storage Forum.

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