UK: Company linked to unsecured stolen laptop could run council offices

From the this-doesn’t-sound-good dept.:

The organisation which left thousands of pieces of personal data unsecured on a laptop stolen from Glasgow City Council could be given control of key council buildings.

ACCESS was responsible for issuing unencrypted laptops against council policy on over 160 occasions earlier this year, according to a damning report by the council’s own internal audit department.

ACCESS is a joint venture owned by Glasgow City Council and Serco Ltd – the company which run prisons and immigration removal services across the UK.

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