Vendor waited six weeks to notify Ohio officials of data breach

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 10:44 AM EST

he Ohio state attorney generalís office is investigating the terms of a contract between the state Department of Administrative Services and a New Jersey-based prescription drug benefits provider after a laptop computer containing the unencrypted Social Security numbers and birth dates of about 4,300 state workers and 300 of their dependents was stolen in late December.

At Computerworld.

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