There will be no welfare assessments under the proAction program on Ontario farms until Holstein Canada fixes a data breach. Dairy Farmers of Ontario sent a communique to its members about the security issue on July 25. Holstein Canada manages cattle assessments under the proAction quality assurance program
It says that the data breach was because a file transfer protocol (FTP) site was left accessible online.
DFO quoted Holstein Canada as saying:
“Our investigation has concluded this incident was limited in scope. While the information may have been accessible and, in very few instances, viewed by third parties, after a thorough analysis we have no reason to believe your (producer) data has been misused.”Click here to see more...