Records containing the personal health information of thousands of Ontario citizens who participated in the province's colon cancer screening program may have gone missing.
By embedding privacy controls into legacy systems, organizations can minimize the risk of data loss and achieve greater levels of protection, Ann Cavoukian, information and privacy commissioner of Ontario, said Tuesday at SC Congress Canada in Toronto.
An error in Service Canada's new Access Key site, which was launched on September 26, inadvertently exposed the social insurance numbers and banking information of about 75 people.
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