Gartner slams government security guidelines

    Date22 Jul 2006
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Analyst firm Gartner has dismissed a tightening of security rules for US government agencies as a mere "public relations response" to recent high-profile incidents.

    During a burglary in May, thieves stole a laptop containing confidential information on 26.5 million veterans and military personal from the home of an employee for the Veterans Authority.

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