http://www.cbc.ca/i/o/breadcrumbnav/news/navbg.gifBy Hannah Thibedeau. Unsecured hard drive and lack of password protection led to loss of hard drive, report says.
Canada's interim privacy commissioner says the government didn't follow its own policies to protect sensitive data of more than 583,000 student loan recipients. A report tabled in Parliament Tuesday says the disappearance of a portable hard drive containing personal information of over 500,000 Canadians was the result of the device being left unsecured, without password protection or encryption. More...