Amendments to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) are frequently proposed but just as frequently die on the order paper. Bill S-4, which proposed the most significant amendments to...more
What's the one thing every company's data security program must include? That's the question we put recently to experts in the field, knowing that, especially after Heartbleed, the diversity of responses would create an...more
On April 8, 2014, Canada’s government introduced Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, in the Senate. Bill S-4 is the federal government’s latest attempt to reform the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic...more
The #1 item on my “tough love list” for New Year’s 2013 was “Enough of the Unencrypted USB Keys“.
You won’t have been alone if you didn’t tackle that in the first quarter of 2013.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on Data Privacy Day (January 28) that it had reached a settlement with a cord blood bank in respect of the loss of nearly 300,000 customers’ personal information. The lost...more
On September 5, 2012, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (“IPC”) released a new guidance paper, entitled “A Policy is Not Enough: It Must be Reflected in Concrete Practices”. This guidance paper will be...more