The annual number of breach reports has increased dramatically, to 34 last year from just seven in 2011, even though the agency promised to clean up its act after a critical 2012 audit by the privacy commissioner.
"workers continue to poke into the confidential tax files of friends and foes, despite assurances that the chronic problem of unauthorized access is being fixed."Privacy lawyer David Fraser says there should be zero tolerance for government workers inappropriately accessing confidential records. Privacy breaches can be detected, even if only done one time, but utilizing identity and activity analytics services.
- CBC News
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) Tax workers continue to peek at forbidden files: internal reports - www.CBC.ca, 09/30/2015