File Clerk Found Guilty of Internal Database Security Breach and Receives 12 Month Probation

Friday Mar 26th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Database security is often compromised because of individual curiosity.

A file clerk was given 12 months probation for illegally accessing some 60 confidential passport files—proving once again that security threats are, if not more, prevalent within organizations. The unfortunate outcome, or piece of information, is that Debra Sue Brown (the file clerk) had been looking at sensitive information for close to three years and that her illegal activity was based on curiosity.
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