Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:45 PM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:45 PM ET

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National Audio 12:45 PM ET

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NAT082 - (School-Webcams-Streamed) HALIFAX. x-15s. Nova Scotia's information and privacy commissioner says inadequate passwords and insufficient technical controls led to video surveillance images of Cape Breton schoolchildren being live streamed on the internet. A report released today by Catherine Tully says the video system at the Rankin School of the Narrows in Iona was breached when a link to the live feed from one school camera was picked up and distributed by a Russian website that specializes in linking to non-secured surveillance cameras. Tully says camera security breaches can be traced to users who are unfamiliar with the technology. ("..under threat.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: The report says the Cape Breton-Victoria Regional School Board changed the passwords on all its video surveillance cameras once it learned of the privacy breach, however Tully found the board still hasn't implemented adequate technical or administrative controls to reduce the risk of future privacy breaches. …

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