Canada Dashboard Digest

Inappropriate Access Review Continues

DATA LOSS

June 11, 2010

Four cases of "inappropriate system access" at Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) have been confirmed so far this year, with another case still under review, the Leader-Post reports. SGI's database includes customer contact information, driver and vehicle information, driving history and health information, and the most recent case involved the leak of addresses by a Ministry of Justice employee to the Teamsters union, the report states. Saskatchewan Privacy Commissioner Gary Dickson, who could not comment on the breach as it will be reviewed by his office, said previously that he favors a more formal system requiring government agencies to disclose when privacy breaches have occurred.
Full Story