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Did NASA Meet Its 21 Dec 2012 DAR Deadline?

NASA Internal Memo: Breach of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Update “NASA has reallocated resources and has been working overtime to achieve the goal of 100 percent laptop encryption as quickly as possible and has made tremendous progress. In the past few weeks, more than 11,000 laptops have been encrypted, and, as of December 17th, NASA had encrypted 32,500 laptops, or about 85 percent of the laptops requiring encryption.” Keith’s note: […]

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  • January 10, 2013
Lesa Roe Won't Have to Ding Anyone's Performance

NASA LaRC Internal Email: 2,498 laptops later: The Miracle Has Occurred “As you all know, today is the Agency deadline for all laptops to be fully encrypted. I am happy to report that as of 10:30 this morning Langley reached our goal by completing the DAR encryption of 2,498 government and ACES systems.” DAR Implementation Email from LaRC Center Director Lesa Roe, earlier post “The Administrator has told all of […]

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  • December 26, 2012
Will NASA Meet Its DAR Implementation Deadline?

NASA Internal Memo: Breach of Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Update “NASA has reallocated resources and has been working overtime to achieve the goal of 100 percent laptop encryption as quickly as possible and has made tremendous progress. In the past few weeks, more than 11,000 laptops have been encrypted, and, as of December 17th, NASA had encrypted 32,500 laptops, or about 85 percent of the laptops requiring encryption.” Keith’s note: […]

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  • December 26, 2012
OIG Doubts NASA Can Meet Laptop DAR Deadline

NASA’s Efforts to Encrypt its Laptop Computers, NASA OIG “NASA Unlikely to Meet December 21 Encryption Deadline: As a result of the October 31 laptop theft, NASA accelerated the deadline by which all ACES- managed laptop computers were to be equipped with a DAR solution from March 2013 to December 21 , 2012. The Agency estimates that this expedited encryption effort will cost at least $259,000, not including the time […]

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  • December 17, 2012
DAR Implementation Email from LaRC Center Director Lesa Roe

“The Administrator has told all of his direct reports that he expects 100 percent completion by the 21st or it will be reflected in our performance. For clarity, I will do the same with each of you. I think you all know this but I will state it clearly … this isn’t an option … it is mandatory for employment” … … “Let me be clear, there are NO exceptions […]

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  • December 14, 2012
NASA's One Size Fits All DAR Solution Stumbles

Internal NASA LaRC memo: “Once again with DAR the NASA CIO’s office has developed a well-thought-out and reasonable plan that effectively covers 90% of NASA computing resources beautifully, then is attempting to apply it to 100% of all computer systems in spite of the consequential damages. This is made worse by the bizarre deadline imposed during the Christmas holidays … … Risks? Plenty: this is what happens when a good […]

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  • December 13, 2012