Daily Archives: March 22, 2006

Treasury, IRS use analytical software to spot patterns on the money trail

When a suburban Virginia resident began transferring money to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan immediately after Sept. 11, 2001, federal agents took notice, and began tracking the pattern and destinations of his wire transfers. Last year, the man, Rahim Bariek, was convicted of … Continue reading

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We Need a national IT Disaster Response Plan

ORLANDO, Fla. — Looking back at Hurricane Katrina, Steve Cooper, the Red Cross’ senior vice president and chief information officer, said he realized that such catastrophes require a national information technology response plan. But the federal government should not lead … Continue reading

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