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

GDPR violation lawsuit filed, watch out for EU country-specific tweaks

The deadline for implementing the European Union’s tough GDPR privacy law was barely hours old when a privacy activist launched...

May 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

GDPR advice to Canadian firms: Chill out, but get working on it

The world’s toughest data protection regime – the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect today, and...

May 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Privacy commissioner opens probe into Canadian data brokers’ privacy practices

The data management practices of six unnamed Canadian data brokers are being investigated by federal privacy commissioner Daniel Therrien, the...

May 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian firms under GDPR deadline pressure from European partners

With two days left to go before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation comes into force some Canadian organizations...

May 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

RightsCon Report: Few on panel support right to be forgotten

European privacy regulators recognize people the right to have search engines de-index years-old sensitive information about them – including criminal...

May 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Companies struggling with GDPR deadline, according to report

More than 85 per cent of companies in a recent survey say it will take them at least three months...

May 22nd, 2018 Alex Coop

RightsCon 2018 conference opens today in Toronto, will debate resolution on discrimination in machine learning

Some 2,000 human rights, Internet, legal and academic experts, business leaders, tech executives and activists from around the world are...

May 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Balsillie calls for tough privacy regulation to fight ‘surveillance capitalism’

Canada should adopt tough European-style privacy regulation to fight huge U.S. -based social media companies whose business model is based...

May 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon