BP loses a laptop containing (unencrypted) personal information

Sadly A BP employee had the personal information about claimants from the Deepwater Horizon spill on a laptop with neither the files nor hard drive encrypted. And it was stolen (http://content.usatoday.com/communities/ondeadline/post/2011/03/bp-worker-loses-laptop-holding-data-for-13k-gulf-oil-spill-claimants/1?csp=34news). It isn’t clear if BP has inadequate policies, inadequate execution, or rogue employee behavior.

Theft or loss of laptops, tablets, smartphones, and even desktop computers is inevitable. Failure to protect their contents is just incompetence. Of course, we need to get much more serious about doing so http://wp.me/p15CUL-2a

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