Mondaq Canada: Privacy
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) are a contractual standard for protection of data about payment cards issued by major card brands including Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
McMillan LLP
To begin mitigating cyber risk, businesses and organizations need to have at least a preliminary understanding of the threat landscape.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
En mai 2014, la Cour de justice de l'Union européenne (CJUE), exerçant sa compétence sur vingt-huit États membres de l'UE, a rendu un jugement historique dans l'affaire Google Inc. v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Justice of the European Union, exercising jurisdiction over twenty-eight E.U. member states, issued a landmark decision in Google Inc. v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos.
McMillan LLP
In light of the recent high profile Bangladesh Central Bank theft, it is clear that financial institutions are not immune from cyber security incidents, especially as institutions become more globally interconnected.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Ransomware attacks are a significant and increasing threat to organizations of all kinds. Government agencies have recently issued guidance for preventing and responding to ransomware attacks.
Torys LLP
The issue of "employee snooping" is currently top of mind with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the OPC).
Lerners
The technological changes in the way that companies collect, administer, store and maintain data has created an entirely new area of undefined risks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada recently announced it will investigate the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) over their refusal to admit whether or not they use the mobile phone surveillance device called "Stingray."
Torkin Manes LLP
Alas, the transatlantic data transfer celebrations may have been premature after all. Following two years of intense negotiations, in February 2016, the European Commission and United States governments unveiled the replacement to the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework, the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, to much fanfare and relief.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Many of us will remember Time Magazine's audaciously titled September 2013 issue, which splashed the following headline across its cover page: "Can Google Solve Death?"
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Panama Papers, which continue to dominate headlines worldwide are an important reminder that maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information is a significant challenge in today's world.
Clark Wilson LLP
Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL") outlines violations, enforcement mechanisms, and penalties aimed at protecting online consumers against spam, electronic threats, and misuse of digital technology.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
A recent Mediation Settlement from the BC Privacy Commissioner has raised an issue of particular interest to law firms, and other organizations which must meet "Know Your Client" requirements.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Ransomware attacks, in which hackers encrypt all the files on a computer and threaten to delete them unless a ransom is paid, are becoming increasingly common.
Lerners
It is predicted that in 2020, the number of devices connected to the internet will reach 30 billion, up from an estimated 13 billion in 2015.
Jones Day
On December 11, 2015, the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, a not-for-profit organization composed of CEOs from Canadian companies, announced plans to establish a not-for-profit organization...
Lerners
As technology continues to advance, it is important that security measures implemented by companies keep pace to protect against possible threats and exposure to cyber liability.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On March 24, 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with the United States Federal Trade Commission.
Gowling WLG
Data protection compliance is increasing onerous on all businesses, now that we are getting closer to a finalised set of EU data protection regulations...
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Stringer LLP
The law has become increasingly sensitive to the need for the protection of personal information from public disclosure.
McMillan LLP
Privacy and cybersecurity have become areas of significant potential liability in Canada and elsewhere.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a preliminary award, an Ontario arbitrator allowed covert video surveillance footage to be used as evidence in a wrongful dismissal grievance.
Lerners
As technology continues to advance, it is important that security measures implemented by companies keep pace to protect against possible threats and exposure to cyber liability.
Miller Thomson LLP
IT infrastructure, including data management and telecommunications, is becoming the nervous system, if not the brain, of many companies.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In the wake of a cyberattack in which over $850 million worth of transactions were affected and which implicated the security measures of major banking institutions on several continents, banks were reminded to review and follow their security measures.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Many of us will remember Time Magazine's audaciously titled September 2013 issue, which splashed the following headline across its cover page: "Can Google Solve Death?"
Torkin Manes LLP
In the meantime, the U.S. will begin preparing for this new framework.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On February 18, 2016, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) released its Compliance Priorities Report.
Jones Day
On December 11, 2015, the Canadian Council of Chief Executives, a not-for-profit organization composed of CEOs from Canadian companies, announced plans to establish a not-for-profit organization...
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