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

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