The Inspector General’s Report on the missing ODAS backup device is out.
And, as expected it looks like a lot of people are to blame- from the intern to the consulting company to whom he reported.
The report reveals a series of poor decision and makes some recommendations to prevent this type of loss in the future- but it also reveals some good news:
If there is a silver lining to be found in this matter, it is that despite the many poor
decisions that were made, there appears to be little risk to state employees, taxpayers and
vendors. Based on our interviews with data-security experts, the technical complexity of
retrieving the data makes the possibility that it will be used for criminal purposes remote.