WikiLeaks release prompts security review

 CBC News

The Obama administration has ordered government agencies to review procedures immediately for safeguarding classified information in the wake of the disclosure by WikiLeaks of thousands of secret U.S. State Department documents.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is due to address the WikiLeaks release of thousands of classified U.S. diplomatic documents. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is due to address the WikiLeaks release of thousands of classified U.S. diplomatic documents. (Larry Downing/Reuters)

According to a memo obtained by The Associated Press, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has told agencies to establish security assessment teams to ensure that employees do not have broader access to classified information than is required for their jobs.

Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/world/story/2010/11/29/wikileaks-world-reaction.html#ixzz16ghlGDUt

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