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USA/Afghanistan – DOD IG Issues Guidance for Removing Sensitive Tech and Data from Afghanistan (Nextgov)

Brandi Vincent

The U.S. military must take deliberate steps to ensure that records are kept and sensitive data is protected or removed from the equipment it used in Afghanistan as it embarks on this ongoing, chaotic withdrawal from the country. A management advisory published last week by the Defense Department’s Office of Inspector General intends to guide those involved in that work. In it, officials highlight existing policies and learnings from past oversight reviews of contingency operations that could be applied during the drawdown in Afghanistan.

DOD IG Issues Guidance for Removing Sensitive Tech and Data from Afghanistan – Nextgov