IRS missing laptop with employee data
Source: GCN.com - Posted by Efren J. Belizario   
Government The IRS said that one of its laptops containing data about 291 IRS employees and job applicants went missing in early May when it was lost in transit to an agency event. The information contained on the laptop included fingerprints, names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers for the 291 individuals.

“No electronic tax records or financial information was on the missing computer,? said IRS spokesman Terry Lemons. The employee data was not encrypted, but the information was secured by a double password system, meaning it takes two different passwords to access the information, Lemons added.

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