VA to Upgrade Computers with New Encryption Technology

Following a series of embarrassing data security breaches, the Department of Veterans Affairs announced it would upgrade all the agency's computers with a new encryption technology to be first installed on the agency's laptops within a month. "A system-wide encryption program will be a tremendous step forward in improving the safety and security of sensitive veteran information," said VA Secretary Jim Nicholson.

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