On October 2, 2020, the Organization?s parent company discovered certain portions of its network and workstations were impacted by a ransomware incident. On October 9, 2020, a forensic investigation discovered that human resources data was potentially exfiltrated. On or around October 16, 2020, it was confirmed that Canadian employee information was part of the exfiltrated data. The breach was discovered on October 16 through the use of early detection and response software, which detected abnormal behaviour and was able to stop the encryption of the majority of the data. The Organization reported the breach occurred between October 2, 2020 and October 5, 2020.

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