Federal Computer Week Byline: Mobile data poses security risk

Federal Computer Week
Mobile data poses security risk
August 7, 2009
By Earl Hicks Jr.

Protecting personally identifiable information continues to be a key concern for federal agencies. The loss of computer-based information is a major threat. In fact, 49 percent of respondents to 1105 Government Information Group’s recent Cybersecurity Top 10 Insights survey listed mobile devices — with their encryption and physical security issues — as their No. 2 concern. Respondents came from defense, federal civilian, and state and local government agencies…

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