Payment card fraud is dropping slowly in Canada as chip and pin technology makes its way into the market, said a report from Canada’s Criminal Intelligence Service last month.
A tax inspector in Vancouver, British Columbia used the Canada Revenue Agency’s computers to look up hundreds of citizens’ tax records inappropriately for four years, in what amounts to the largest data breach in the Agency’s history.
Canadian vendor Research in Motion was reportedly racing to placate Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as the governments threatened to cut off services.
Mortgage brokers in Canada must try harder to improve their security, according to an audit released this month by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada.
Alberta has become the first province to add a data breach notification requirement into its legislation.