Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Thumb Drive Lost or Stolen----

Camden police are continuing to investigating the disappearance of a computer-storage device with employee information from Cooper University Hospital.  The flash drive, reported missing earlier this month, contained personal data on residents and fellows -- doctors in the final stages of medical training, Cooper spokeswoman Lori Shaffer said.
"No patient information or patient records are involved," she said.
It was not immediately known whether the storage device had been lost or stolen.
http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20100728/NEWS01/100728075/Cops-seek-clues-in-missing-personal-data-from-Cooper

MIAOULIS NOTE: This is just another example that organizations need to focus on mobile media (laptops, thumbdrives, CDs, email, etc.) and encrypt, encrypt and encrypt...

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