Kennedy Space Center


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 17, 2012
geo: 
Orlando , FL
United States
Records Breached: 

2,300

Breach Total Number: 
2 300
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

The theft of a company-issued laptop from an employee's car resulted in the exposure of sensitive information.  The laptop was stolen from the employee's car while it was at home and contained the names, Social Security numbers, races, national origins, genders, dates of birth, contact information, college affiliations, grade-point averages, and other information of employees.  The hard drive was not encrypted.  The Kennedy Space Center had planned to have all hard drives encrypted by September 2012 prior to the breach.