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December 5, 2022 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Learning about Digital ID

I had the pleasure of discussing and learning about digital ID’s, some call digital credentials with Cosanna Preston-Idedia. Cosanna is the Vice President, Advisory Services for the Digital Identity Laboratory of Canada. During our discussion, Cosanna provides insight into the current state of affairs with digital credentials internationally and in Canada. “what we are trying... read more

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November 29, 2022 - Renee Barrette, Analyst

Raising Awareness of the Facts about Fax

The ongoing use of traditional fax machines to send personal information and personal health information by government institutions and trustees continues to raise privacy concerns. My office and Canada’s other privacy commissioners and ombudspersons called for a concerted effort to phase out the use of traditional fax machines in a September 2022 resolution which can... read more

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November 22, 2022 - Tristan Hungle, Director of Corporate Services

Cybersecurity Awareness

October was Cybersecurity awareness month in Canada. Cybersecurity is everyone within an organization’s responsibility, and a solid regime requires proper policies, procedures, technical safeguards, and training. Ask any cybersecurity expert, and they will tell you the single biggest risk to an organization’s systems and information is the people who already have access to it. A... read more

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