What types of personal information? Names, addresses, birth dates, commercial driver’s license numbers and some Social Security numbers.
What was the response? Members of Congress were notified in an Oct. 12 letter from the TSA.
Details: The personal information was deleted from the laptops, but an investigation found that someone with data recovery skills could recover it.
The main contractor for the TSA’s Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment program is LexisNexis.
Source: Associated Press, Oct. 15, “TSA laptop with personal info missing”