Desjardins Group President and CEO Guy Cormier spoke out in defense of the bank for the data breach that affected all 4.2 million of its members, The Canadian Press reports. Testifying in front of legislators in Quebec City, Cormier said lawmakers should redirect their focus from Desjardins and onto what he called the bigger issue of securing data. Cormier added the bank has "worked hard. We fired the employee at fault. We developed new protections that are unequalled in Canada and also in a record time." Meanwhile, Alberta Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton released her annual report.
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