Community College Loses Data Device with Student and Worker Info
October 4, Newsday – (
Points for Consideration:
- Does your department, school, or district have information and IT device controls and protocols for handling (physical, virtual, & human) and safe storage?
- Should this personal information become, lost, stolen, or compromised does your organization know what to do? What specifics steps would you take should an information compromise occur?
- Getting rid of old cell phones, zip disks, CDROMs, and computers that may contain personal information need to be considered when discarding items.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN BE A DOUBLE EDGED SWORD IF YOU AREN'T AWARE OF THE RISK.