INFOSEC a serious malfunction since last decade, most probably even before. It seems that potential loss of data was and remains nothing new. Honest
mistakes, or possable intentional slip ups with layers of deception?
There are many other examples, but this one was closest to the recent incident.
The new revelations are likely to become the latest embarrassment for Canada's embattled spy agency, which has already been rocked by news
that top-secret documents were in a briefcase stolen from an agent's minivan in Toronto last month.
The man who found the diskette in 1996 admitted he considered selling it to the "highest bidder" before returning it to the agency.
"People were named; contacts that they [CSIS] had within organizations in Bosnia and in Canada, people that were in training, covert operations," he
18 November 1999
Been digging for trends that are evidence of history repeating, "lessons learned" often are not.