Canada: many firms have had to pay ransom to malicious hackers, but there are solutions

Canada: many firms have had to pay ransom to malicious hackers, but there are solutions The La Presse newspaper reports the conclusions of a study conducted in Canada and three other countries: 44 of 125 surveyed Canadian businesses had been victimised by some form of online extortion over the twelve preceding months. According to the…

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Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) programs – introduction of new challenges and opportunities for organizations

Authors: Véronique Barry, Kateri-Anne Grenier, Norton Rose Fulbright Article original  As the line between work and home is becoming increasingly blurred, the federal, British Columbia and Alberta privacy commissioners recently issued joint guidelines to help organizations: (i) reduce the risks of privacy breaches with respect to employers’ data accessed from employee-owned devices (EODs); and (ii) secure…

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The CSX Cybersecurity Day – Presented by ISACA-Québec

The CSX Cybersecurity Day – Presented by ISACA-Québec On Tuesday May 31, our president, Jean-Philippe Racine, offers a conference on cyber risk insurance during ISACA-Québec’s CSX Cybersecurity Day; the challenge at hand: captivating the audience as did the last speaker, Michel Juneau-Katsuya. 🙂 Université Laval, Pavillon Desjardins, Cercle, 4ième étage 2325, Rue de l’Université, Québec, (Québec)…

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Speak now or forever hold your peace!

Author: Christine A. Carron, Ad. E, Norton Rose Fulbright Article original  Consultations on breach reporting regulations under PIPEDA now underway In June 2015, the Parliament of Canada adopted the Digital Privacy Act (the Act) that amends PIPEDA to provide for mandatory breach reporting to the privacy commissioner and the affected individuals in circumstances very similar to those…

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