Exit interview: Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian

In the 15 years that Ann Cavoukian has been the Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner, the very definition of privacy itself has evolved with the digital age. Cavoukian is the first commissioner to

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ontario privacy chief appointed Ryerson U director for privacy and big data

Ann Cavoukian, whose third term as Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner ends this July has accepted the post of executive director at Ryerson University’s new Institute of Privacy and Big Data. “Having advised

Published on: March 19th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Focus on privacy first: Microsoft Cloud Security Roundtable

Leading up to Thursday's Microsoft Security Roundtable discussion in Toronto, Microsoft Canada commissioned Toronto-based Leger Marketing to conduct a survey of C-level executives across Canada to get a sense of their comfort with

Published on: November 24th, 2011 jd speedy

Cavoukian fires back at Durham Health report criticism

Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian has taken issue with a security vendor’s criticism of her recent report following the loss of a USB key containing patient health data at Durham Health region.Realize the Future

Published on: February 5th, 2010 Kathleen Lau


Although the Durham Health Region was ordered by Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner to encrypt its data after an employee misplaced a USB key containing thousands of patient’s medical data, a security expert thinks that

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Kathleen Lau