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Final federal data breach notification regulations released

Ottawa has released the final version of its data breach notification regulations, which confirms that companies covered by federal privacy...

April 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien on CPAC

New Facebook data breach may include messages of 48 million users, House of Commons committee told

Editor's note: More details on the data breach mentioned by UpGuard's Chris Vickery have been made available. The data breach...

April 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Facebook privacy problems

Privacy Commissioner’s Facebook investigation expands to include AggregateIQ

Two of Canada's privacy watchdogs will combine their efforts, and their files, to do a joint investigation of Facebook and...

April 6th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Zuckerberg is ‘sorry’ but not stepping down as Facebook restricts data access for developers

Facebook CEO and chairman Mark Zuckerberg again told media that he made mistakes that lead to privacy violations by third-party...

April 4th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Canadian mandatory breach notification starts November 1, no regulations yet

Companies covered under federal law will have to report data breaches to customers, affected third parties and the federal privacy...

April 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner wants answers from Facebook regarding Cambridge Analytica data breach

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien issued a statement to CTV News and other media yesterday saying that it plans...

March 20th, 2018 Brian Jackson

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

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Proposed federal data breach reporting regs good for business: Lawyer

Organizations following the federal privacy law would have to keep a record of every breach of security safeguards for no...

September 13th, 2017 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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