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Arsenal investigates personal info breach

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Redstone Arsenal officials are investigating a breach of personal information that may impact more than 400 Army Materiel Command employees.

According to a Redstone spokesperson, an AMC employee took documents containing that personal information off the arsenal and to their private home. The documents were retrieved and secured and the incident was reported to the  AMC Privacy Office, the Army Privacy Act Office and the Army Criminal Investigation Division. 

At this time, investigators don't believe there is any criminal activity involved, and don't believe anything unlawful happened. 

AMC employees were notified of the breach, and offered assistance to check if their personal information was damaged.

"The Army takes this loss very seriously and is reviewing current policies and practices with a view of determining what can or must be changed to preclude a similar occurrence in the future," said Brig. Gen. Darrell Williams, AMC Chief of Staff.  "At a minimum, we will be providing additional training to personnel to ensure that they understand that personally identifiable information must at all times be treated in a manner that preserves and protects the confidentiality of the data."

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