PA: State Dept. of Corrections notifies employees, inmates of online security incident with third-party vendor

Fox43 reports:

A “security incident” at a third-party vendor may have compromised the personal information of employees, inmates and others involved with the state Department of Corrections, the DOC announced Monday in a press release.

The DOC says it has sent letters to those who may have been affected by the incident, which occurred on April 3 at Accreditation, Audit & Risk Management Security, LLC, a vendor that provides the online system the DOC usses (sic) to conduct, manage, and track audits and inspections related to its accreditation and internal operations.

The DOC it was notified by the vendor on April 9 that employee, inmate, and others’ information may have been compromised. The company reports that its system was accessed without authorization and a portion of the data on the system was exported.

The exact contents of the data remain unknown, but may include individuals’ full names, driver’s license numbers, home addresses, Social Security numbers and/or medical information, the DOC says.

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