Privacy Commissioner

Thousands of Ontario cancer test results may be lost in the mail


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.

SC Congress Canada: Privacy can be embedded into legacy systems


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.

Government site exposes citizen data


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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