Articles Related to Digital Privacy Act

Are you ready for the DPA?

Cybercrime is still on an alarming increase, after years and years of detection. While the highest profile breaches have been in the U.S., Canadian...

With the passage of the DPA, what’s your company’s next step?

The Digital Privacy Act (DPA), passed in June 2015, was an official announcement by the Canadian federal government that cyber-security had crossed over into...

Breach notification reporting can be complicated without proper skills, tools

Reporting breaches under the Digital Privacy Act becomes complicated if a company doesn’t know when it was breached or how much data was touched by a bad actor

PIPEDA changes should prompt improved security stances and roadmap creation

The Digital Privacy Act has amended some aspects of Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), including introducing a new data breach notification requirement that is not yet in force

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

Suspended court case could still have legal ramifications in Canada, where investment in cloud and security technology is catching up to the U.S.

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

Canadian Privacy Commissioner Daniel Therrien recommends the Privacy Act be updated to require federal institutions to report data breaches. He also wants broader powers to take things to court.

Knowing the unknowable: the challenge of complying with the Digital Privacy Act

While there are many aspects to the new Digital Privacy Act, one that is not on most IT groups radar, and will likely impact IT the most, is the requirement to establish and maintain a record of breaches of the security controls protecting personal information

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