Security flaws found in Nova Scotia government

Keith Doucette reports:

Security weaknesses in computer systems operated by Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations place a wide range of personal and business information at risk, the auditor general concluded in a report released Wednesday.

Jacques Lapointe said he found problems in the way passwords are controlled, computer accounts are set up and security changes are made, which means there’s a risk information in three of four registries can be used inappropriately by department staff and contract employees.

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