Brazil Tightens Gov E-mail Security: Daily

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff announced a new e-mail protection system developed by federal data processing service, Serpro (Serviço Federal de Processamento de Dados) will be implemented to secure messages sent and received throughout the Brazilian government. The news came via Twitter on the afternoon of Sunday, October 12th.

"I determined [Serpro will be used for] the deployment of a security system for all of the federal government's e-mails" Rousseff tweeted. "This is the first step to extend the . . .

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