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Ottawa Ontario, April 16, 2021  – On March 11th, 2021, unauthorized access was discovered on the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency’s (NSIRA) external network. This network houses unclassified and protected information only. It is not used for Secret or Top Secret information.

With the help of its federal partners, NSIRA was able to address this issue quickly and resume normal business operations.

NSIRA will be working with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner and Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat on any possible privacy issue. We will notify any affected individuals of updates directly or through our website. Ensuring the privacy of Canadians and the protection of NSIRA’s information are NSIRA’s top priority.


Tahera Mufti
Manager, Communications and Strategic Engagement
National Security and Intelligence Review Agency


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