Algonquin College faculty union files grievance over data breach

If you’re not transparent about a breach and people cannot figure out how to protect themselves,  you may be almost guaranteeing people will sue you about it or file a grievance.

CBC reports:

The union representing faculty at Algonquin College has filed a grievance against the school after a recent data breach.

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) local 415, which represents faculty at the school, wants Algonquin College to disclose the exact nature of the information that was accessed in last month’s phishing attack — and take steps to protect any faculty whose personal information is used illegally.

The only assurance that the college has given the union is that no social insurance numbers were lost, said Pat Kennedy, the union’s local president.

Read more on CBC.

About the author: Dissent