Opinion: RFID technology in health care – it’s not the end of privacy, it’s the beginning

Opinion: RFID technology in health care – it’s not the end of privacy, it’s the beginning

Health-care providers around the world are undergoing a digital transformation, harnessing information communication technologies such as Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)...

January 24th, 2008 Ann Cavoukian

Privacy commissioners in Canada say more is needed to fight identity theft than just Criminal Code change

Privacy commissioners in Canada say more is needed to fight identity theft than just Criminal Code change

Privacy officials have welcomed a proposed legislation that would give law enforcement a better arsenal of tools to go after...

December 7th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Passport Canada data security breach adds to privacy commissioner’s audit list

Passport Canada data security breach adds to privacy commissioner’s audit list

The federal privacy commissioner will look into the reported data breach that enabled an Ontario resident to access the personal...

December 6th, 2007 Lisa Williams

PIPEDA back under the microscope

PIPEDA back under the microscope

The battle over Canadian privacy continues in the wake yet another review of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents...

November 30th, 2007 Briony Smith

Canadians want secure e-health records, says survey

Canadians want secure e-health records, says survey

The majority of Canadians support the development and use of electronic health records (EHRs), but expect that their privacy will...

November 20th, 2007 Lisa Williams

InterGovWorld.com community blogs

InterGovWorld.com community blogs

Federal privacy chief urges law revampAs the threat for identity theft gets stronger than ever, privacy advocates believe Canadian legislation...

October 26th, 2007 InterGovWorld.com readers

TJX isn’t sweating the heat from Jennifer Stoddart

TJX isn’t sweating the heat from Jennifer Stoddart

For an investigation that spanned several months and involved provincial support, the report on the TJX investigation from the Privacy...

October 21st, 2007 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Federal privacy chief urges law revamp

Federal privacy chief urges law revamp

Not only do Canadians have increasing concerns about how their personal information is being protected, they feel it's less secure...

October 18th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Management practices critical to information privacy, says Stoddart

Management practices critical to information privacy, says Stoddart

TJX and its retail companies collected too much information, held it too long and used inadequate encryption technology to protect...

September 26th, 2007 Shane Schick