Calgary, Canada –April 1, 2019 – The Privacy and Access Council of Canada (PACC) today announced its expansion into the Asia Pacific Region. Protecting data and managing privacy is now recognized as a top business risk Organizations, governments, and public bodies across the Asia Pacific region are struggling to comply with new privacy and access laws, and … [Read more...] about PACC Expands to Asia Pacific
It happened again, twice in three days, at the annual general meeting of two different regional non-profit groups: Members were told that they can find critical membership information on the group’s Facebook page. How refreshing it was to see someone else stand up and declare, “I don’t use Facebook. Never have. Never will.” After 15 years of the world being told that … [Read more...] about Mommy, Where’s My Photo Going?
The Learning and Innovation Hub at the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security recently issued a draft Cyber Security Curriculum Guide for Post Secondary Training and Education Providers “for public dissemination and open use.” The Guide provides a role-based perspective on post-secondary cyber security curricula in two domains: security and business. Setting aside the fact that … [Read more...] about Correlating Cyber Security and Privacy
In 1930, Grant Wood created the classic “American Gothic” that reflects a simpler time, when people knew their neighbors. The masterpiece has been the inspiration for countless imitations. Like this one of Mike McNair and his bride. They captured a moment in time and were proud to tell the world of their delight. A few years later that joy was compounded when they became … [Read more...] about Privacy: Future Tense
The first enforcement action under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) has been taken against a data controller outside the European Union. The UK’s Data Protection Authority (“ICO”) served an enforcement notice on a Canadian political consultancy and technology company without any physical presence in the EU. The notice is based on the company’s processing … [Read more...] about First GDPR Enforcement Action Taken Against a Data Controller Located Outside the EU