11. July 2010 · Comments Off on American Airlines hard drive stolen · Categories: Breach, Security-Compliance

SC Magazine is reporting that a hard drive containing the personal information of 79,000 current and former American Airlines employees was stolen. Not to worry though, the disk was encrypted. What? It wasn’t? Apparently not. “The affected individuals have been notified and offered one year of free credit monitoring services.”

My recommendation, don’t wait for a notification, spend the $100 per year yourself for credit monitoring.