NASA Still Has Not Encrypted All Laptops

Testimony by Paul Martin NASA Inspector General

"Following the October 31 theft, the NASA Administrator accelerated the timetable to encrypt the hard drives of the Agency's laptop computers. As of February 15, NASA reported that it had encrypted 99.4 percent of Agency laptops identified as requiring encryption, had exempted 1,636 laptops from the requirement, and was determining whether another 2,947 laptops required encryption or also would be exempted."

DATA AT REST (DAR) Deployment @ HQ

"As mandated by Federal law and Agency policy, all NASA-issued laptops, as well as desktops with sensitive data, must have Data-At-Rest (DAR) whole-disk encryption software. The NASA OCIO directed that all Centers complete this activity by December 21, 2012."

- Did NASA Meet Its 21 Dec 2012 DAR Deadline?, earlier post
- OIG Doubts NASA Can Meet Laptop DAR Deadline, earlier post
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