Ca: WorkSafeNB apologizes to 3,022 injured workers for privacy breach
CBC reports that too much information sharing went on when WorkSafeNB provided data to to Corporate Research Associates. The breach was not the polling firm’s fault, but WorkSafeNB’s, for providing details the contractor did not need and should not have been sent.
WorkSafeNB has sent out more than three thousand letters of apology over a serious privacy breach.
The agency provided a USB drive containing the names and health information of injured workers to a polling firm.
The drive was not password protected.
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