After theft of laptop, Houston council approves $140K credit monitoring contract
Houston city workers' personal information may have been compromised after a laptop was stolen from a human resources employee's car earlier this month, and workers are being offered free credit monitoring and identity restoration services as a result.
Those services are not free to taxpayers, however, as City Council learned Wednesday.
The council voted unanimously and without discussion to approve a one-year, $141,574 contract with AllClear ID Inc. to provide credit monitoring, fraud alerts and notifications of personal data breaches.
The laptop was stolen Feb. 2, the city announced... read more