Sandwell tightens security after data loss

September 2009
Community Care;9/10/2009, Issue 1786, p11
The article reports on the move of the Sandwell Council of Sandwell, England to heighten the security on its data after being found to breach the Data Protection Act. It relates that the Council has lost a memory stick that contains sensitive personal information about four families who are subjected to child protection measures. It notes that the memory stick was not protected with password.


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