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Businesses not included in free identity protection from summer data theft

12:00AM
September
11, 2007

This summer the state provided hundreds of thousands of Ohioans with free identity theft protection after a computer backup tape containing their personal information was stolen. Some of the information on the tape included businesses’ information. But businesses are not covered.

Another Ohio Agency Reports Data Theft

12:00AM
June
25, 2007

Ohio state government officials have reported another data theft. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation says a laptop has been stolen from an employee’s home.

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.

State Hires Data Theft Analyst

12:00AM
June
18, 2007

A cyber sleuth will help Ohio grapple with the recent theft of computer data.

Strickland: State worker data stolen from employee’s car

12:00AM
June
15, 2007

The state is warning its 64,000 employees that they could be at risk for identity theft, after a computer storage device containing their names and social security numbers was stolen from a state intern’s car. Click on the icon to hear the story.

O.U. Pledges $4 Million to Upgrade Computer Security

12:00AM
June
23, 2006

The Ohio University Board of Trustees today approved four million dollars to improve computer security after five data theft cases in 15 months.