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Data Privacy Day

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28 January 2009 is Data Privacy Day.
Memorial University’s IAPP Office is teaming up with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador and Camouflage Software Inc. to host a Data Privacy Day 2009 event at Memorial to inform students and the general public about the need to protect their privacy. Parking will be available in lots 16 and 16a. For further information please see the campus map.

28 January
11:30-1:30pm
Data Privacy Information Booth
University Centre
Topics include the following.
· Privacy in Social Networking
· Credit Card Fraud
· Identity Theft

3:00-4:00pm
Public Lecture - “I Know What You Did Last Summer: Stories of Personal Data Loss in 2008”
ER 3005B (Earth Sciences Building)
Lionel Clark, Investigator, Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for Newfoundland and Labrador
David Morgan, Director of Privacy Research, Camouflage Software Inc.
Rosemary Smith, Co-ordinator, Information Access and Privacy Protection Office, Memorial University of Newfoundland

This talk will illustrate the variety of ways that personal data can be lost or stolen by showcasing local and international stories of data loss/theft over the past year. Some of the feature incidents include the following.
· Macdonald Drive Junior High hack
· NL Student Loan web breach
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