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Canadian Transborder Data Transfers: OPC Releases Supplemental Discussion Document
As we discussed in a recent blog post on this important issue, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ("OPC") ...
Canada
30 May 2019
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Auditor General's Report Highlights Concerns With The Current State Of Technology In Education
In December 2018, the Auditor General of Ontario released its 2018 Annual Report. The Report contains 15 value-for-money audits.
Canada
7 Mar 2019
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One Incident, Potentially Multiple Breach Reporting Requirements – OSFI Introduces Cyber Breach Notification Guidelines For Financial Institutions
On January 20, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada (OSFI) issued an Advisory (also read: OSFI's Guidance on cyber incident management framework)
Canada
5 Feb 2019
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PPSA Amendments Are Coming To Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan has introduced Bill 151 (the Bill) which amends The Personal Property Security Act
Canada
18 Dec 2018
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SME Blockchain Primer
ecognizing the growing importance of distributed ledger technology (commonly known as "Blockchain") for businesses of all sizes, on December 5, 2018, Miller Thomson LLP published...
Canada
13 Dec 2018
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Taxation Of Cryptocurrencies & Tokens (Part II) — Forking-Up Taxes On Forks?
As the looming threat of cryptocurrency regulation in the area of securities continues to monopolize the public limelight, little attention by Canadian governmental authorities is being given to the taxation of transactions involving tokens.
Canada
7 Nov 2018
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NIST Launches Privacy Framework Initiative
For many years, the cybersecurity framework developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") ...
Canada
12 Oct 2018
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Mandatory Breach Draft Guidance Released
On September 17, 2018, the federal Office of the Privacy Commissioner ("OPC") published its draft guidance about mandatory reporting of breaches of security safeguards ("Draft Guidelines").
Canada
26 Sep 2018
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Legal Considerations Of Blockchain Technology
Commonly known as Bitcoin's underlying technology, blockchain is widely discussed but poorly understood. According to an HSBC global survey
Canada
2 Sep 2018
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Canadian Privacy Commissioner Says Public Profiles Are Private
On June 12, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner ("OPC") [1] released its report [2] into Profile Technology Ltd.'s ("Profile Technology") use of "publicly available" Facebook profiles.
Canada
24 Aug 2018
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Links In The Blockchain: Creating Smarter Contracts
In a 2016 World Economic Forum report, it was suggested smart contracts based on blockchain technology could potentially codify financial agreements in a shared platform and guarantee execution based on...
Canada
24 Aug 2018
12
New Canadian Cybersecurity Era?
On June 12, 2018, Public Safety Canada published Canada's new National Cyber Security Strategy (the "2018 Cyber Strategy").
Canada
13 Aug 2018
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Artificial Intelligence Revolution And The Insurance Industry
The information revolution has had an undeniable impact on society, as did the industrial revolution before it. Now artificial intelligence is poised to be the next revolution ...
Canada
7 Aug 2018
14
NIST Cybersecurity Framework Updated
Recently, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") released Version 1.1 of its popular Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.
Canada
5 Jul 2018
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How Smart Is Your Contract? Legal Considerations Around Smart Contracts
In a 2016 report by the World Economic Forum, it was suggested that smart contracts based on blockchain technology could potentially codify financial agreements ...
Canada
23 Apr 2018
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Connected And Protected: Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Breaches
It was not long ago that a company's cybersecurity plan was centred around the IT department, keeping internal networks protected and staying alert to malware and virus threats.
Canada
17 Apr 2018
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It's Official: Mandatory Data Breach Notification Coming On November 1, 2018
Last week, the Government of Canada published an Order in Council that will bring into force, as of November 1, 2018, the much anticipated mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements under the PIPEDA.
Canada
9 Apr 2018
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Key Cybersecurity Takeaways From The Privacy Commissioner's Investigation Into VTech
VTech is a Hong Kong-based global manufacturer and supplier of electronic learning products for children.
Canada
5 Apr 2018
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Cybersecurity Considerations When Moving To The Cloud – Part 2
Part One provides an overview of the essential elements of the cloud computing ecosystem and describes what it means to be in the cloud.
Canada
26 Mar 2018
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Cybersecurity Considerations When Moving To The Cloud – Part 1
Many organizations view the cloud as a cost-effective and practical approach when it comes to data processing, access, storage and management. A common misconception among organizations migrating their data ...
Canada
19 Mar 2018
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