MN: District 833, police investigate after student accesses private employee data

Scott Wente reports:

South Washington County Schools is investigating after a student gained access to electronic personnel data.

The district notified all of its roughly 3,250 employees last week that it discovered the data breach and was investigating with the help of law enforcement and a computer forensic firm.

While it does not appear files were compromised beyond the student’s unauthorized access, the notice was sent to all employees “out of an abundance of caution,” communications director Barb Brown said.

Read more on South Washington County Bulletin.

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