Give privacy commissioner enforcement power, says parliamentary committee

The federal Privacy Commissioner would have the power to make orders and impose fines for companies not complying with the ...

March 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

How to achieve security compliance in the face of cyber threats

It was a great year for deceit in 2017 as hackers launched multiple successful attacks against corporations, organizations, governments, and...

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Regulatory, privacy concerns threaten Canadian business tech in 2017

CIOs working with financial technology should be particularly watchful in 2017, according to a report from legal firm Borden Ladner...

January 10th, 2017 Danny Bradbury

Breach notification reporting can be complicated without proper skills, tools

A key question raised by pending changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which require organizations to...

July 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

Online PIPEDA tool highlights Canadian trust issues

Researchers at the University of Toronto are highlighting trust issues between Canadian customers and the businesses they deal with. Access...

July 11th, 2016 Danny Bradbury

PIPEDA changes should prompt improved security stances and roadmap creation

Businesses are data driven, and enterprises are challenged to both leverage data effectively and manage it. This includes securing it,...

May 30th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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FBI vs. Apple: how legislation struggles to keep pace with technology

In the end, the FBI didn’t need Apple’s help in unlocking an encrypted iPhone 5c as part of its investigation...

April 4th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Privacy Commissioner recommends updates to 33-year-old Privacy Act

Canada's Privacy Commissioner is calling for a reform of the Privacy Act that would require public institutions to report data...

March 10th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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New federal privacy law in effect, but not mandatory data breach disclosure – yet

The devil is in the details, is an old saying. When it comes to laws, it might be "the devil...

June 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon