SC mental health worker’s laptop stolen in Rock Hill

Anna Douglas reports that a laptop with sensitive information was stolen from a Spartanburg Area Mental Health therapist’s car, but information on the laptop was (likely) encrypted.

The laptop is used to upload patient information to a secure network via the Internet, said Mark Binkley with the department in Columbia. As a security feature, Binkley said, any information on the laptop is encrypted to keep unauthorized users from gaining access.

Binkley says the department of mental health employee used the laptop on her job as a school-based counselor.

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