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Re: [Dataloss] Office of Management and Budget: 'People are losing data'
From: George Toft (georgemyitaz.com)
Date: Thu Nov 02 2006 - 22:13:18 CST
I would like to point out the obvious - there are FAR more incidents
occurring than are being reported (and it is not just in the Government).
George Toft, CISSP, MSIS
My IT Department
Confidential data protection experts for the financial industry.
> Between July and Sept. 30, agencies reported 338 separate security
> incidents involving personally identifiable information to the Office of
> Management and Budget, Karen Evans, OMB.s administrator for e-government
> and information technology, said today.
> Many of the incidents, however, are not attacks on government information
> from outsiders, Evans said in a speech at the IT Association of America.s
> annual Chief Information Security Officer Workshop in Falls Church, Va.
> "Primarily, people are losing data," she said.
> Dataloss Mailing List (datalossattrition.org)
> Tracking more than 139 million compromised records in 447 incidents over 6 years.
Dataloss Mailing List (datalossattrition.org)
Tracking more than 140 million compromised records in 455 incidents over 6 years.