You won't have been alone if you didn't tackle that in
the first quarter of 2013.
However, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario has
filmed and posted a "
Commissioner's Corner" that might get this item onto
your agenda. Following the latest loss of data in Ontario, Dr.
Cavoukian spoke out on the transfer and storage of personal
information on unencrypted storage devices.
Some salient quotes from Dr. Ann Cavoukian:
"It wasn't encrypted; that's what makes me
"You cannot allow data, sensitive data especially, to
be transferred onto a mobile device, be it a laptop, a USB key,
whatever, without encrypting the data"
"It's not enough to have a policy that says you are
supposed to encrypt the data, you have to have that reflected in
concrete actions that take that from the policy stage to the front
line staff who are doing these things and you have to train the
staff [...] and you have to give them the means by which they know
how to encrypt the data [...]"
"Don't let there be one more data breach like
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