Canadian government impacted by data breaches of two of its contractors


The Canadian government declared that two of its contractors, Brookfield Global Relocation Services (BGRS) and SIRVA Worldwide Relocation & Moving Services, have been hacked, resulting in the exposure of sensitive information belonging to an undisclosed number of government employees.

Data belonging to current and former Government of Canada employees, members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police personnel have been also exposed.

The Canadian government notifies relevant authorities, including the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.