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

Canadian government in IT matters

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

Security and privacy concerns raised around Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) may offer vast improvements in convenience and efficiency, but how secure is it, and do...

April 30th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

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Canadian ISPs could be breaching privacy laws: Report

Local Internet service providers (ISPs) could be handing over our personal data to government authorities or other third parties without...

March 13th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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Privacy Act goes to committee

The second of the Harper government's pieces of digital legislation has been steadily going through the Senate, but it may now...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Organizations will have to report personal data breaches: Ottawa

Organizations will have to tell people if their personal information has been lost or stolen and if there is a...

April 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Time to beef up federal privacy law, says Stoddart

Time to beef up federal privacy law, says Stoddart

Canada’s federal privacy law is only 12 years old but it needs to be overhauled, says the country’s privacy commissioner.“As...

May 23rd, 2013 Howard Solomon