According to a story off the newswires, a division of a large company has issued data breach notices to 32,000 people on Friday, to tell them that, “sensitive, personally identifiable information about you may have been viewed by a few individuals who should not have access to such information.”

Some of the information obtained by criminals was used to set up credit cards.  This underscores the risk that any business has when large amounts of data are collected  Contact ESR for more information on data protection and privacy.