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Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2020 by
Data privacy is critical for your organization as consumer pressure and regulatory fines is helping turn the tide on privacy attitudes by many enterprises including the tech giants. In our previous article on data privacy for businesses, we discussed what is meant by a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) and a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)....

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, Compliance, DPIA, GDPR, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Risk management, Uncategorized

Posted on Thursday, January 30th, 2020 by
Data privacy has evolved from “nice to have” to a business imperative and critical issue. More and more people are asking questions us about how their personal data is used.  Privacy is fast becoming an important issue for your brand. Even if you do not have a customer-facing business, the privacy of employees and others,...

Topics: Canada Privacy Act, Cyber Law, Data Protection Impact Assessment, DPIA, GDPR, PIA, PIPEDA, Privacy & Security, Privacy Impact Assessment, Uncategorized

data privacy roundup
Posted on Thursday, December 5th, 2019 by
How did the state of data privacy impact the global economy in 2019? It is highly likely that the year 2019 will be remembered as the era of data privacy. In this article, we talk about privacy trends and developments in 2019, including GDPR, CCPA, privacy by design, etc.

Topics: Compliance, GDPR, Privacy & Security, Trends & Technologies, Uncategorized

Healthcare Data Privacy
Posted on Thursday, November 7th, 2019 by
Healthcare is arguably one of the most data-driven business there is, which is why health data privacy is becoming a widely discussed topic. What is healthcare data and why does privacy matter? Which regulations cover healthcare data privacy? Learn about HIPAA, HITECH, PIPEDA, etc.

Topics: Compliance, GDPR, Privacy & Security, Tips & Tricks, Trends & Technologies, Uncategorized

Posted on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 by
In this blog article, we're talking about what a privacy violation is and give examples of privacy violations across industries. We're also providing guidance about how organizations can make sure that they don’t end up in the crosshairs of the FTC and similar bodies, e.g. by implementing privacy frameworks such as NIST or the GDPR.

Topics: Privacy & Security

Data Privacy_NIST Privacy Framework
Posted on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019 by
What is the NIST Privacy Framework and how does it relate to data privacy? Currently in draft stage, the framework was designed to help organizations determine the risk levels of data privacy within their systems. In this article, we take a look at the new NIST Privacy Framework and how it can help your business meet data privacy requirements.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Privacy & Security, Resource, Security Practices, Trends & Technologies

Posted on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 by
Industries and cities across the globe are turning to smart technologies to solve complex problems. In doing so, they generate and analyze subject data to feed intelligent applications. This brings enormous responsibility in ensuring the ethical use of these data. In applying a privacy-enhanced and ethical approach when building technological solutions, we must start by embracing the idea of Ethical by Design. Learn more about data privacy and ethics in our latest blog post.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Posted on Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 by
If you owned gold bars, would you keep them safe? Of course you would. Gold is valuable but so is personal data. It may not seem on the surface to have the same value as gold, but to our customers, it can represent their very identity. We must now ask ourselves: what does Canadian data privacy legislation do to help us protect our data? Data privacy has become incredibly important for businesses.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Posted on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 by
Do you have what it takes to crack this puzzle? This time, we challenge you to test your knowledge about the various data security regulations that organizations are facing these days. Good luck!

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

Posted on Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 by
Organizations that fall under the remit of retail and manufacturing have to often deal with both general data protection regulations and industry-specific ones, such as financial transaction security. This is the third article in our series on data security and protection regulations in different industries, this time about retail and manufacturing. Whilst the first two posts on the finance sector and healthcare looked at very specific regulations, this sector has a wider scope.

Topics: Compliance, Cyber Law, Managed Security Services, Privacy & Security, Security Practices

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