IT security crisis hastened death of government training scheme

    Date16 Jan 2002
    CategoryGovernment
    2745
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    An IT security crisis was a key factor in the abrupt end of the government's Individual Learning Accounts (ILA) training scheme last November, it emerged this morning. At the time silicon.com revealed that the scheme was open to abuse as bogus . . . An IT security crisis was a key factor in the abrupt end of the government's Individual Learning Accounts (ILA) training scheme last November, it emerged this morning. At the time silicon.com revealed that the scheme was open to abuse as bogus training companies were able to to claim money to train non-existent pupils. But today's revelations show that the problems ran even deeper than this. West Midland Police and the National Audit Office have launched an enquiry after confidential data - which could have been used to make false claims - was exposed.
    You are not authorised to post comments.

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    Do you reuse passwords across multiple accounts?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 2 answer(s).
    /component/communitypolls/?task=poll.vote
    13
    radio
    [{"id":"55","title":"Yes","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"1","pct":0,"resources":[]},{"id":"56","title":"No","votes":"0","type":"x","order":"2","pct":0,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.