The discovery resulted in the removal of the employee from his position. Management is determining which documents contain Social Security and other sensitive information and will audit all staff office space.
"The Baltimore Regional Benefit Office is reorganizing after what appears to be a privacy breach."Acting director of Veterans Affairs Sloan Gibson admits trust has been broken, “Ultimately that’s what we’re after: trust,” he said.
- CBS News, Baltimore
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(a) Baltimore VA Benefits Office Reorganizing After Alleged Privacy Breach - www.Baltimore.CBS.com, 07/14/2014