Census counts on Entrust tools
- By Dan Caterinicchia, Dan Caterinicchia
- Nov 02, 2000
The Census Bureau this week selected Entrust Technologies Inc.'s software
to provide desktop security for its field workforce of more than 4,000 people.
The bureau will use Entrust tools for the desktop encryption of data
collected by door-to-door census takers, said Sam Maccherola, vice president
of Entrust's U.S. federal markets division. Entrust's solutions automatically
protect sensitive information on workstations, laptops or network drives.
"This is the beginning of an ongoing relationship between Entrust and
the bureau, and we'll be working together to help secure their data," Maccherola
said, adding that the contract is "ongoing" and therefore could not discuss
The Census Bureau declined to comment for this report.