Report I2010-2 Recommendation 12 Responses

Report I2010-2: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: Delay in Reassigning an Incompetent Psychiatrist, Misuse of State Resources, Failure to Protect the Security of Confidential Documents, Theft of Registration Fees, and Other Violations of State Law (Release Date: January 2011)

Case Number I2008-1229

Recommendation #12 To: Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board, California

Provide training to its employees, emphasizing the need to protect confidential information from misuse and reiterating that employees are prohibited from hiding documents or storing them at home.

Agency Response From December 2010

The claims board reported that it provides training to its employees emphasizing the need to protect confidential information when it annually reviews with staff its policies related to the protection of confidential information. It also reported that it has incorporated the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of claims board information and documents as a regular part of its new staff training. In addition, the claims board stated that it regularly discusses information security issues at manager and all-staff meetings.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

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