On November 25, 2021, amendments to B.C.’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 165 (“FOIPPA”) came into force through Bill 22-2021. The three notable changes I’ll document here are are the data-residency provisions, adding fees to Continue reading B.C. NDP quietly dismantling privacy protections for British Columbians
I’ve been asked this question countless times over the last couple decades, perhaps because I used to be responsible for cracking weak passwords for a company managing 6 figures worth of people (passwords), so I’m writing this here to have Continue reading Is this password manager any good?
In order to be effective as possible, we must always be aware of what the biggest problems organizations are having. In our case, regarding your privacy, security, or technology needs. One of the ways I do this, is by soliciting Continue reading Privacy, Security, and Technology Market Research
I often get asked which secure communication tools I recommend. I’m writing this as a condensed master of list of previous articles I’ve written. Messaging, Voice, and Video (1:1) Free email solutions Zoom alternative: https://meet.jit.si (group video chat) For advanced Continue reading Secure Communication Tools
5 years ago, I pulled together some of Canada’s top privacy experts, and we did a Reddit “As us anything” (AuA) about the Canadian privacy landscape. I’ve spoken with our friends at Reddit, and we’re going to do another on Continue reading Canadian Privacy iAMA 5 years later
There are now several privacy laws (Canada – PIPEDA/PIPA, EU – GDPR, California – CCPA) that allow individuals to request their personal information. There was recently an article in Vice from someone who requested their personal data from Clearview AI, Continue reading Requesting your personal data from a company