If you work in privacy, chances are you’ve thought at least somewhat about where your data is stored — and this is the year where we all need to be thinking about that, all of the time. To cement this Continue reading Time to consider which jurisdiction your data is stored in
Starting May 25th, if your company is a data processor or controller of anyone in the European Union, you’re obligated to comply with the EU’s strict new General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR [Annotated version]. Considered one of the strictest Continue reading Are you ready for GDPR?
Fellow Canadians, especially journalists, when a person or organization can’t respond to a request citing “privacy reasons”, let that be a huge red flag to your ears. Demand to know which privacy law they are referring, and to which specific Continue reading “Not able to disclose for privacy reasons” is usually not true
I recommend you start asset cataloging before you have a vulnerability assessment done on your organization as you need to know what the assets are you’re trying to protect. The cataloging process is similar to the vulnerability assessment process in Continue reading Asset Cataloging
For over four years, the BC Liberals have been working to build a monster database of all of our personal information. Instead of it being limited to one Ministry, minimizing the exposure in the case of compromise, someone privately made Continue reading Integrated Case Management
For most things privacy related in Canadian law, it comes down to what a judge feels Canadians think is reasonable. A couple of days ago the Ontario court of appeal ruled that police do not need a warrant to search Continue reading Password protect your cellphone
There’s currently a Facebook status going around that states the following: Warning–any person and/or institution and/or Agent and/or Agency of any governmental, public or private structure including but not limited to the United States or Canadian Federal Government or any Continue reading Warning Facebook you control your data
This is the basis of the follow up letter from Digital Policy Canada drafted to the CIRA sponsored Canadian Internet Forum this week. The fundamental question we need to ask, what are Canadian regulators doing to protect Canadians, as well Continue reading What are our regulators doing to protect Canadian internet sovereignty?