The Channel logo

back to article Avnet: Server thieves snatched our privates

Avnet Technology Solutions has admitted that server hard disks stolen during a break-in at one of its offices contained confidential data on staff, reseller customers and vendors. In a statement sent to El Reg, Avnet said the gear was nicked from its premises in Haslingden, Lancashire: "Unfortunately on December 21 unknown …

COMMENTS

This topic is closed for new posts.

a bid to prevent any such burgularies in future

Well, if they work out a foolproof system to prevent crime they may as well get out of he damn computer business becase that will be a major earner...

0
0
Bronze badge
Flame

Management of breach - data protection

Given data contained on drives included archived data, what steps if any has the company taken to notify those individuals or groups whose data has been compromised? Many will be ex-employees.

0
0
This topic is closed for new posts.

Forums

Opinion

Lost

Jennifer Baker

European Commission still silent despite Ireland's plea

Neil McAllister

Claims that cloud will drive Oracle's future growth ring hollow

Features

AWS and Salesforce match up to Ellison's hardware
Five years on, what did Larry's lot do to Sun's partner network?
But here's why we're (probably) not staring at a crash
BlackBerry Passport
Network intelligence - our secret weapon