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From: lyger (lygerattrition.org)
Date: Fri Jun 22 2007 - 09:11:49 CDT
(Look Ma, now it's half a million...)
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Months before a computer device containing the
Social Security numbers and other personal information of more than
500,000 Ohioans was stolen from an intern's car, the state was warned it
was vulnerable to data theft, The Columbus Dispatch reported Friday.
Before he took office in January, Gov. Ted Strickland asked teams of
experts to evaluate key areas of state government and submit findings and
The team studying the Office of Information Technology concluded the state
had .little to no policy guidance or standards. for protecting Social
Security numbers and other sensitive information, according to a report
prepared as part of Strickland.s transition team.
"Ohio's lack of a robust, unified privacy/security capacity lays it open
to the type of data spills and breaches that have been plaguing the
government and the corporate sectors in increasing numbers over the past
few years," the report said.
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