Exposure

SC: Ex-official alleges Clemson sold computers with private data

Tim Smith reports: A former Clemson University official suing the university alleges in court documents it sold surplus computers with confidential personal information on them and tried to conceal it from the public — allegations the school denies. Eugene Troutman, a former Clemson board secretary, alleges that when Clemson officials learned computers had been...

Vonage customer data on Google Notebook

With all the advice we see these days about hardening security, this might be a good time to remember the importance of both having stringent security standards written into any contractor agreements and actually monitoring compliance with any contracts or policies. A recent breach reported by Vonage serves as a useful example. On December...

Lehigh Hanson payroll data exposed on the Web

Building materials supplier Lehigh Hanson notified the New Hampshire Attorney General on December 8th of a breach involving employee payroll data. The breach began with a former employee downloading data to take with him to a new employer. The downloaded data, however, turned out to be more than just the forms and templates the...