91 Cases and Counting
DATA LOSSAugust 20, 2011
Alberta's privacy commissioner has launched nearly 100 investigations into privacy breaches since May 2010, CTV reports. A recent case involving several boxes of sensitive mortgage documents found in a dumpster prompted Privacy Commissioner Frank Work's 91st investigation. The recovered documents included licence, bank account and mortgage numbers. "For heaven's sake, smarten up," Work said, referring to those responsible for the incident. "Some of the things we're seeing are utterly irresponsible."