Great Idea, Just not not quite soon enough. People's Bank began making plans last year, when other companies lost tapes carrying customer data en route to off-site offices, to send data via encrypted electronic transmission. But last week, the bank says that a backup tape containing personal information on 90,000 customers was lost while being transported by UPS to credit-reporting bureau TransUnion.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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