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

Canada’s privacy laws ‘sadly falling behind’ other countries: Privacy commissioner

Canada’s privacy legislation is "sadly falling behind what is the norm in other countries," says the federal privacy commissioner. In...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Data on hundreds of thousands of Canadians left on bankrupt retailer’s hard drives for sale

Owners and managers of a failed company face a range of responsibilities: Making sure there is an orderly winding down...

September 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Privacy commissioner to hear breach notification guidance comments by Oct. 2

Privacy officers have less than two weeks to advise the federal privacy commissioner what kind of guidance it should offer...

September 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Nude photo hacker sentenced; Apple buys AR startup; Google calls BS on Trump’s conspiracy theory

The hacker that stole celebrity nudes is sentenced to jail, Apple buys an augmented reality startup, and Google is calling...

August 31st, 2018 Shruti Shekar

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Hashtag Trending – Google is tracking you at all times; Netflix’s CFO is stepping down; kids hacking election results?

Google is tracking your every move, despite privacy settings, Netflix’s chief financial officer is stepping down after 14 years and...

August 14th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

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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Email mistakes by U.K. inquiry lead to $345,000 privacy fine

Technology can do wonders to strengthen the security and privacy activities of an organization, but it can only go so...

July 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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New Zealand company violated rights of Canadians, says privacy commissioner

How far can companies go using personal information of people copied from a publicly-available website? Not far at all if...

July 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon