Indiana: No data breach after stolen laptop traced to Indy home

Stephen Dean reports:

 State officials said no data was breached after a state worker’s stolen laptop was tracked down to a home on the east side of Indianapolis.

A longtime employee with the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) told police her state-issued laptop was stolen from the back seat of her car at a local Meijer store, where she was grocery shopping in June.

Read more on IndyChannel. There was “no breach” because all client files and data on the laptop were encrypted.  That’s the good news, but the laptop still should not have been left in an unattended vehicle as there are all levels of encryption and someone who was determined to access the files might be able to at some point.

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