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April 15, 2021 - Tristan Hungle, Manager of Administration

Secure electronic file transfers: LiquidFiles and other platforms

“The pandemic has changed the way that we work.” You have probably heard this several times over the past year, from just about every industry imaginable, and the same is true for us here at the IPC. A key component of our work involves the exchange of sensitive information. This has evolved over the years,... read more

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December 30, 2020 - Ron Kruzeniski, Information and Privacy Commissioner

Finding balance in 2021

So many people have said 2020 has been an “interesting”, “challenging” or “difficult” year. I know we all hope 2021 will be better. We know the covid-19 challenges that face us in 2021 but are there some challenges in the access and privacy world that we will face? I believe there are. Prior to covid-19,... 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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April 8, 2020 - Danielle Malach, Analyst

Best Practices for the Management of Non-Work Related Personal Emails in Work-Issued Email Accounts: A Guide for Public Bodies

Recently, the Commissioner issued Review Report 007-2019 which dealt with an Applicant’s request to access non-work related personal emails that were stored in their work-issued email account after their employment had ceased. In that review, the Commissioner found that the requested records were not in the possession or under the control of the public body.... read more

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