The volume and scope of the private information accessed went far beyond legitimate purposes.
"You're going to see a lot of individuals who, once they have an audit done of their information, they're going to come back scratching their heads; it's a system that was fraught with abuse."Law enforcement officers across Minnesota are undergoing training on the ethical use of computer databases and the Drivers' Privacy Protection Act.
- Jeff Montpetit, attorney, Sieben Grose Von Hotum & Carey
Training and policies on data privacy certainly contribute to protecting peoples' privacy. But technology can also play a role: low-cost SaaS proactive data breach detection can prevent situations where someones records are accessed inappropriately.
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(a) Minnesota Cops Checked Out Lawyer's Private Info - 700 Times - www.twincities.com,04/15/2013