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Former Commissioner To Head UVic Investigation

DATA THEFT

January 27, 2012

Officials at the University of Victoria have announced that former British Columbia Privacy Commissioner David Flaherty will lead a probe into last year's security breach, The Victoria Times Colonist reports. Flaherty will look at how thieves accessed the data, analyze the university's response and determine whether it employed enough data protection measures. University President David Turpin said, "We wanted to make sure we got an outstanding expert to lead this review, and David Flaherty's the guy to do it." According to the report, the investigation could take up to four months and the findings will be made public.
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