The House of Commons Public Safety and National Security Committee hosted an emergency meeting on the Desjardins data breach, CTV News reports. The meeting featured officials from federal agencies and departments and representatives from Desjardins who discussed the incidents and potential remedies. Desjardins CEO Guy Cormier said the employee behind the breach was dealt with as soon as the company was aware of the incident and suggests an advisory group be created to consider a new digital data framework. Cormier said all Desjardins members will receive free permanent data protection following the breach. Meanwhile, former Desjardins President Claude Béland said he was the victim of identity theft as a result of the incident, while Committee Chair John McKay said the breach will test the newly implemented Bill C-59.
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