A bill approved by the Senate’s Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee would put the power of legislation behind the Obama administration’s push to close and consolidate federal data centers.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) data center, administered by the NIH Center for Information Technology (CIT), is a multi-system, federal data center that provides high-speed connectivity and host processing for the applications of NIH and other federal agencies throughout the United States.
Not all employees are saboteurs or malicious actors, but without education, unwitting employees could cause just as much damage as a targeted data theft in the long run. Read how to prevent this in the August 2015 issue of Security. Also read how building stronger relationships with local and national law enforcement can aid in school security awareness and response, learn about the dangers of continuing to use old credit card terminals, and see the ASIS International 2015 product review.