Loss of sensitive personal information.
A minimum of six records.
An unencrypted memory stick containing the records was lost by a member of staff.
Undertaking issued to ensure that staff are made fully aware policies related to the encryption of portable media devices.
Reason for action
Employees were issued with encrypted memory sticks, but following a technical difficulty with the encryption function the employee used an unencrypted and unauthorised device.
23 February 2011.