N.W.T. employee dug through planters, trash to find stolen laptop, weeks after privacy training (Part 2)

Priscilla Hwang reports:

This is part 2 of three stories on the stolen laptop files. Here’s part 1. Part 3 is scheduled for next week.

The N.W.T. government employee who was responsible for a laptop with health information for nearly the entire territory’s population had received training on how to securely handle portable devices just two weeks before the laptop was stolen in Ottawa last May, according to documents obtained by CBC.

Between 7:56 p.m. and 9:35 p.m., on May 9, 2018, someone broke into a rented Dodge Grand Caravan parked in the heart of Ottawa’s downtown and stole the government device, according to documents.

Read more on CBC.

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