Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, The Internal Revenue Service Is Not Adequately Protecting Taxpayer Data on Laptop Computers and Other Portable Electronic Media Devices (Ref. No. 2007-20-048) (Mar. 23, 2007) (full-text).
This report presented the results of the Treasury IG's review to determine whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is adequately protecting sensitive data on laptop computers and portable electronic devices. The audit focused on the security of laptop computers and the encryption of sensitive data maintained on laptop computers. The Treasury IG also evaluated the storage methods for backup tapes at non-IRS off-site facilities.