Federal Privacy Commissioner on Bill c-27 news release.

Report into the 2021 cyber attack on Newfoundland health information systems released.

Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced his office is launching a joint investigation into OpenAI

Federal Privacy Commissioner launches new guidance on workplace privacy

Cybersecurity: Best Practices for Setting Up a Security Operations Centre

Alberta IPC finds risk of significant harm from stolen server.

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available!

Steps for effectively deploying multi-factor authentication.

Concerns about AI

Federal Privacy Commissioner issued updated guidance on privacy in the work place

Tag: education

May 30, 2023 - Alyx Larocque, Executive Director of Research, Policy & Compliance

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available!

Updates to Chapter 3 for the Guide to FOIP and the Guide to LA FOIP are now available! Chapter 3 is all about access to records. The standard updates that were completed include: Fixing minor errors (typos, grammatical errors etc.); and Adding some new IPC Findings where relevant. Some new sections were also added to... read more

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April 12, 2023 - Rick Yachiw, Director of Compliance

Chatbots and Security

There are several security risks associated with using a chatbot, some of which include: Data privacy: Chatbots may collect sensitive personal data such as names, email addresses, phone numbers and financial information. If this data is not handled properly or falls into the wrong hands, it could be used for fraudulent activities. Malicious attacks: Chatbots... read more

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April 5, 2023 - Deepa Pawar, Analyst

Correction Request – What you Need to Know!

So, you are an individual who believes that a public body has an error/omission regarding your personal information/personal health information in a record – what do you do? Subsection 32(1) of The Freedom of Information of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), subsection 31(1) of The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (LA... read more

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March 23, 2023 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Podcast with Craig Zawada

This week I sat down and talked to Craig Zawada a lawyer in Saskatchewan. He publishes a video cast on the Law Society of Saskatchewan website. We talked about the advice he gives to lawyers and law firms about securing the data they hold. Lawyers are bound to keep information from their clients confidential. This... read more

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