Leander ISD security breach

Last week, Leander School District in Texas notified parents of special needs students that someone had gained accessed to the students’ information. But it’s not clear what the motive was behind the access. According to KEYE-TV: District spokesperson Dick Ellis tells CBS 42 the district acted quickly and that there was no time lapse...

NHS puts over 20,000 records at risk

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is issuing further warnings to NHS bodies about the importance of data security, after finding five more NHS organisations in breach of the Data Protection Act. In one case, a ward hand-over sheet containing notes about patients’ health was left on a bus. The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust...

NHS puts over 20,000 records at risk

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is issuing further warnings to NHS bodies about the importance of data security, after finding five more NHS organisations in breach of the Data Protection Act. In one case, a ward hand-over sheet containing notes about patients’ health was left on a bus. The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust...

Western Beaver Sues ESB Bank

Western Beaver School District has sued Ellwood City-based ESB Bank, saying the bank allowed someone to siphon more than $700,000 from two accounts while school administrators were off during the Christmas break in December and January. The district says it’s still missing nearly $450,000. According to the suit filed in Beaver County Court, someone...

Laptops stolen from Springfield (OH) schools

Ten laptop computers stolen from Keifer Alternative School June 30 contained information about students with disabilities, but not social security numbers, Springfield City Schools Interim Superintendent Don Thompson said. The district sent letters home to parents of students who were affected following the theft, said Thompson. The laptops belonged to employees of the district’s...