Data breach at moving companies impacts Canadian government employees, and military and police personnel.
The Canadian government has announced that information pertaining to its employees and to military and police personnel was exposed in a data breach at third-party services providers.
The incident involved Brookfield Global Relocation Services (BGRS) and Sirva Canada, two moving and relocation services firms contracted by the Canadian government to provide relocation support to employees.
The government learned of the data breach on October 19, immediately launched an investigation into the matter, and informed the Centre for Cyber Security, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
According to the Canadian government, the data breach impacts the personal information of present and former public service employees, as well as members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
“Preliminary information indicates that breached information could belong to anyone who has ...
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