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April 17, 2020 - Sharon Young, Analyst

With a little help from our friends…

Our friends from oversight offices from other provinces and territories have developed some helpful guidance documents to work through issues that are arising from this outbreak of COVID-19. Below is a list of some of these resources. These resources are a great starting point when working through some of the access and privacy issues we... read more

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April 16, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Research: post pandemic

As I listen to the news, my head keeps telling me there will be many opportunities and much interest in researching many and varied aspects of this world pandemic. I expect there will also be interest on the part of Saskatchewan researchers. Maybe some have started, but I expect as soon as things return to... read more

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April 13, 2020 - Monique Meister, HIMS Practicum Student

New Resources! Alleged Privacy Breach Reporting Forms

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (IPC) has developed two new forms to assist public bodies and complaints/witnesses with reporting alleged breaches of privacy to our office. These forms ask for information to report the alleged breach of privacy and do not replace the investigation details the IPC will need if a file... read more

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April 9, 2020 - Sharon Young, Analyst

Phishing attacks: in ordinary times and during a pandemic

A combination of workers getting used to working-from-home and the anxiety and fears arising from the outbreak of COVID-19 may be leaving workers and organizations vulnerable to cyber attacks. For example, malicious actors may set up email accounts to impersonate supervisors and coworkers and trick workers into providing information about themselves or the organization. Such... read more

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