Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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HALIFAX. x-19s. A pair of reports slam the Nova Scotia government for failing to protect personal information, saying the risk management around its freedom-of-information website was inadequate and a privacy breach last year was preventable. In her report, privacy commissioner Catherine Tully says the immediate cause of a series of 12 breaches by two individuals was a design flaw in the freedom-of-information website, adding that the breaches were ultimately preventable and were caused by a "serious failure of due diligence."

("...who will?") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: As a result of the breaches, Tully says almost seven-thousand records containing personal information were downloaded and more than 600 have not yet been located.

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