Jamaica’s National Works Agency forced to redo roadwork survey after data theft

Another reminder about the risks of data being stolen from an employee’s car at their home.

Loop News reports:

The National Works Agency (NWA) has been forced to redo a survey relating to the Montego Bay bypass road project in St James, following the theft of the data recently.

The agency had collected the data in early November, but lost it among items in a motor vehicle that was stolen at the Portmore, St Catherine home of a member of the survey teams.

This has forced the NWA to once again conduct traffic studies for the proposed Montego Bay bypass, with the survey teams again on the roads in and around Montego Bay interviewing motorists.

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