USB Encryption Fail

Every once in a while a story surfaces that illustrates just how easily one can fail at security. In this case, an employee of NHS Central Lancashire in the UK managed to lose a USB stick containing sensitive data about Preston Prison patients' health.

While the data was encrypted, the password was apparently "attached to the device" on a memo note when it went missing.

Src: Apology after prisoners' health info goes missing - Lancashire Evening Post

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