Tighter security rules on the way for staffers' laptops, Blackberrys

The House is planning to ramp up its information and technology security protocols next year based on recommendations made by the Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) on Tuesday.

As part of the new security measures, all House staffers who travel outside the territorial United States will be “required to have their House wireless devices and laptop computers checked by House officials before and after they travel,” according to the CAO.

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