The Digital Privacy Act: 5 FAQs about the new mandatory data breach response obligations effective November 1, 2018

As of November 1, 2018, organisations in Canada subject to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will face strict and onerous new privacy breach response requirements with respect to any data security safeguard breach. Under the Digital Privacy Act, every organisation that collects, uses and discloses personal information in the course of commercial activity in Canada […]

Cracking the case of unstructured data

Today’s police officers have access to huge volumes of data from an enormous variety of sources. These include video from surveillance and body-mounted cameras, automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) data, phone records, as well as from historic records and information held by other government agencies. Digital forensics is already an integral part of nearly every […]

Data protection around the globe

With the advent of the General Data Protection Regulation in Europe, the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal and ongoing security and privacy concerns, data protection is a major theme tune for 2018 and beyond. Countries across the globe are looking at improved privacy protection. At the end of June 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act was passed unanimously, […]