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Loss of 388 council laptops described as 'not a big security breach'
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 06:47:49 +0000 (UTC)
25 Nov 2013
THE loss of hundreds of council laptops potentially containing council
taxpayers’ confidential information has been dismissed as 'not a big
The Observer exclusively reported last week, an Interim Progress report
from the Royal Borough’s internal Audit and Investigation Unit revealed
388 council-owned laptops were unaccounted for in a survey of council IT
The missing laptops range from devices owned and used in
council-maintained schools to assets kept in council buildings.
The report, which outlines risks arising from procedures and policies and
any countermeasures being taken, was scrutinised at an audit and
performance review panel meeting at the Town Hall, in St Ives Road,
Maidenhead, on Thursday last week.
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- Loss of 388 council laptops described as 'not a big security breach' InfoSec News (Nov 26)