Wednesday, May 09, 2007

TSA Loses 100,000 Employee Records

Every day, in airports across the country, they ask people to lose their keys, their shoes, and their belts. This time, though, the Transportation Security Administration has lost something of its own: a removable hard drive containing about 100,000 employee records.
The (TSA) Friday notified employees that an external hard drive containing personnel data -- including name, Social Security number, date of birth, payroll information, and bank account/routing information -- was discovered missing from a controlled area at the TSA Headquarters Office of Human Capital on Thursday, May 3. The data includes records of TSA employees from January 2002 until August 2005.

"It is unclear at this stage whether the device is still within Headquarters or was stolen," said TSA Administrator Kip Hawley in a letter to TSA employees.

Click here for the full story.

No comments:

About Me

Choose Dyrand Systems as your virtual IT department and focus on growing your business—not on the technology that supports it. You deserve peace of mind when it comes to IT. When you choose Dyrand, you’re choosing more than just an IT firm—you’re choosing an extension of your own team.