University of Maryland and Indiana University recently suffered large data breaches involving names, Social Security Numbers and other personal information. Such breaches of "restricted" data put people at risk of identity theft, are costly to investigate and fix, and usually impact the University's reputation.
Here is more information about the data breaches at each campus:
This is a good reminder that different kinds of information need different protection. For more information on how to keep information safe, visit: its.ucsc.edu/news/security-news/restricted.html