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Ohio Says It Will Hire Computer Security Expert To Investigate Data Theft.

12:00AM
June
18, 2007

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today will ask the State Controlling Board for money to hire a computer security expert. The request comes in the wake of a theft of a comnputer device containing personal information on tens of thousands of state workers and their dependents.

Ohio State employees personal information stolen; University offers credit monitoring

12:00AM
April
18, 2007

Thousands of current and former Ohio State University employees have received notice their personal information was stolen from a university database. And the letters are continuing to be sent out. The breach happened earlier this month. But OSU did not send out letters for almost two weeks. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble spoke with OSU spokesperson Jim Lynch. Click on the icon to hear the interview.