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Commissioner Supports Call for CSC Audit

DATA PROTECTION

November 27, 2013

Correctional Investigator Howard Sapers has recommended Correctional Service Canada “conduct an internal audit of its practices and procedures to protect personal information,” Canada NewsWire reports, and that call has prompted a statement of support from Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart. “We are very pleased that the correctional investigator has called for an internal audit,” Stoddart’s statement reads. “Year after year, our own office has identified serious privacy concerns with respect to Correctional Service Canada (CSC).” The statement notes the CSC “consistently accounts for the largest number of complaints received by our office”—with 284 received in 2012-2013.
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