In January the agency "was alerted that an individual’s personal information may have been inappropriately accessed by an employee." A subsequent investigation found the employee had breached the personal information of 17 people.
"This matter is a very serious concern to us as we hold drivers’ and vehicle owners’ personal information in the strictest of confidence."It seems the agency's investigation was prompted by information from a third party. Organizations seeking to proactively detect identity theft and privacy data breaches, rather than learn about them from third parties, can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
- Service NL Minister Tony Cornect
Learn how to proactively detect identity theft and unauthorized breaches of data privacy, even by authorized users - with no hardware and no on-site software.Sources:
(a) SOURCE_TITLE - www.CBC.ca, 02/20/2015