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Bertrand: Elections Breach Contained

DATA LOSS

June 8, 2012

An Elections New Brunswick breach that affected up to 553,000 voters has been contained, according to New Brunswick Privacy Commissioner Anne Bertrand. CBC News reports that the 57 discs have been returned with affadavits stating that any copies that were made have been destroyed. While acknowledging that there’s no guarantee, Bertrand credits the “publicity and quick response by all of those who did have the CDs in their possession” for containing the breach. New measures for security of voter data have been implemented.
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