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Give public more privacy rights, says Canadian commissioner

Ottawa should put privacy and innovation on the same level when creating a new national policy on data and digital transformation,...

December 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian MP among those grilling Facebook executive in UK

Facebook executives faced tough questioning by politicians from nine countries -- including Canada -- at a hearing this morning in...

November 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia must toughen protection over medical databases, says privacy commissioner

Nova Scotia needs to toughen the governance over medical-related databases held by the public and private sectors, the province's information...

November 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canadian firms now must report serious data beaches; get ready for more victim lawsuits

Canada’s new mandatory data breach notification law takes effect today. It forces companies that come under the federal data protection...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Not ready for new reporting obligations yet? Here’s five things to think about

Is your firm not yet ready for the new mandatory breach recording and reporting obligations, which start today? It isn't...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada’s privacy law needs a leading edge update, says expert

STRATFORD, Ont. -- Twenty years after it was first passed the federal privacy law that covers the private sector urgently...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Did a Sidewalk Labs ‘misunderstanding’ about privacy lead to Cavoukian’s resignation?

When internationally-known privacy expert Ann Cavoukian resigned last week as a consultant to Sidewalk Labs’ planned multi-million dollar Toronto lakefront...

October 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

How financial institutions are building use cases to achieve DX success

When it comes to digital transformation, financial institutions are in a unique position. Armed with deep pockets, such organizations can...

October 11th, 2018 IT World Canada

Google bug exposed user data, company held back notifying people

When and what should be disclosed if a company discovers a software vulnerability but apparently no evidence of a data breach...

October 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon