Anne Côté

Anne Côté

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Heartbleed Virus Causes Heartburn: Information Security Implications

News reports regarding the so-called Heartbleed computer virus sparked concerns regarding cyber security and digitally-stored personal information. The Canada Revenue Agency announced that the virus caused a security breach...more

11/26/2014 - Canada Cybersecurity Heartbleed Personally Identifiable Information

A Potpourri of Access Orders: Practical Guidance in Responding to Access Requests

The Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has recently released several Orders relating to access to personal information pursuant to the Personal Information and Privacy Act (“PIPA”)....more

1/23/2013 - FOIP PIPA

Privacy Breaches Can Be One-Two Punch for Employers: Arbitrator Awards Damages for Employee Credit Checks that Breached Privacy...

Twenty-six employees of the Alberta Justice and Attorney General’s Maintenance Enforcement Program (“MEP”) were each awarded $1250.00 in damages each after a Peace Officer carrying out a workplace investigation used their...more

12/14/2012 - Credit Checks Data Breach Employee Credit Checks Equifax FOIP Investigations Personally Identifiable Information

Anti-Spam Legislation: A Work in Progress

At the end of 2010, Canada enacted strict anti-spam legislation (the “Act”) relating to the sending of electronic messages, as well as to other aspects of online commercial activity. Implementation of the Act has been delayed...more

12/12/2012 - Anti-Spam Legislation

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