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‘Privacy Day’ explores how to yield benefits from smart cities without privacy pains

There's been a lot of negative talk about smart cities lately, noted Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) Brian Beamish,...

January 28th, 2019 Lynn Greiner

Experts sound the alarm on readiness for Canada’s new privacy regulations

Businesses that haven’t started preparing for the new privacy rules coming to Canada this fall could be in for an...

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Data breach notification in Canada

Only 40 per cent of Canadian firms surveyed have data breach response procedures

Half of Canadian executives say they have low or no concerns about a potential breach involving their own business, a new...

May 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon

You don’t have to sacrifice privacy for security, says former Ontario privacy commissioner

Ann Cavoukian spent more than 15 years as Ontario’s Information and Privacy Commissioner between 1997 and 2014, but her new...

February 7th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CIPS honours Cavoukian as a fellow

The Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) honoured Dr. Ann Cavoukian with its “CIPS Fellow” distinction last week. The presentation was...

September 17th, 2017 Gary Hilson

Federal privacy commissioner to initiate investigations, not just wait for complaints

Sensing that Canadians lack confidence in the private sector and government on safeguarding and using their personal data, the federal...

May 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Big data requires big new privacy legislation, Ontario commissioner says

TORONTO - Big data can benefit a wide range of government programs, but only if personal information collected is secured...

January 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How B.C. district officials bugged their mayor’s computer

He was ridiculed and dismissed as paranoid for claiming that district employees had installed a surveillance software in his office...

April 6th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

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July 2014 in review: World Cup, CASL and an oddly shaped phone

World Cup madness was still going strong around the globe in July. You can bet that scores of computer monitors...

December 13th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano