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Description:  Not again! Here comes another data breach. This time out Air Canada is revealing that some hotel bookings made by its customers may have been included in a breach of the Orbitz site. Orbitz first reported this data breach on March 20. The size of the problem is relatively small compared to some of the other data breaches we have heard of: Orbitz reported approximately 800,000 of its customers had been impacted.

Date: March 29, 2018

Source:  thestar.com

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/2018/03/29/air-canada-warns-customers-some-hotel-bookings-caught-up-in-orbitz-data-breach.html

1) Have you ever had your data compromised?

2) What do you think the costs of a breach like this might be?

3) What role might accountants have in helping companies improve their data security?

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