Cybersecurity Incident

Information regarding BC Libraries Cooperative cybersecurity incident

Cybersecurity & Network Technology

On April 19, 2024, BC Libraries Cooperative experienced a cybersecurity incident. The Camosun Library uses the Sitka’s Evergreen Integrated Library System, hosted by the BC Libraries Cooperative.  It was determined that this was a minor breach that did not pose a serious risk to privacy. If you would like to learn more about this cybersecurity incident, see the update on the BC Libraries Cooperative website.

The most likely risk from this incident is that the emails accessed could be used to generate spam or phishing messages. If you receive a message that appears to be from the library asking for personal information, contact us at

If you require further assistance, contact the Camosun Privacy Office at

You have the right to contact the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (OIPC) about any act or failure to act by Camosun College. 

To protect yourself against spear phishing messages visit visit the Government of Canada Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre website for more information. 

Contact information

Erin Howard

Director, Learning Services