Names of Job Applicants Disclosed to Others
DATA LOSS—IRELANDJune 1, 2012
The Irish Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued apologies to nine people who applied for a position at the RUC George Cross Foundation after mistakenly sending all the applicants' names to one applicant, reports IT PRO. A staff member accidentally attached a document containing the applicants' names, but no other information, to an e-mail sent to the individual. "The incident was a result of human error, and officials have been reminded of the procedures regarding data handling," a DOJ statement said.