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Ransomware trickles down into your supply chain – Kaseya cyberattack highlights cybersecurity risks and business impact

9 juillet 2021 | David Krebs, Giovanni Giuga

Over the July long weekend, Canadian, American, and other international businesses were victims of a far-reaching ransomware attack. The REvil group, a ransomware syndicate also known as Sodin or Sodinokibi, are believed to be behind the attack. This gang’s most prominent...

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Canadian organizations take note – Data Protection Authority fines foreign-based business under GDPR for not having “Article 27” representative

17 mai 2021 | David Krebs, Samantha Santos

As we have discussed in several previous articles, Canadian businesses and other organizations can be subject to the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) for a number of reasons and in a number of different contexts, be it as a...

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Ransomware – Privacy law, sanctions, and the pandemic

22 avril 2021 | David Krebs, Daniel Kiselbach, Thomas Ghag

It is trite to say that no matter the sector, size, or location of an organization, cyberattacks can be devastating. As we have seen throughout 2020 and this year in Canada and elsewhere, data breaches and operational interruptions caused by...

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The Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA): Increasing accountability and transparency

16 février 2021 | Jaclyne Reive, Kristin Dosen

In a recent MT Cybersecurity Blog, we discussed Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (the “CPPA”), which was introduced on November 17, 2020, by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry with the aim of modernizing federal privacy law...

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“Made in Canada” – What is happening to Privacy by Design under the CPPA?

5 février 2021 | David Krebs, Samantha Santos

“Privacy by Design” has long been understood as the “gold standard” of data protection and at the core of how to sustain privacy rights in the digital age. It is a concept that can be said to have been “made...

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Consent and the business activities exemption: A dive into the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA)

29 décembre 2020 | Lisen Bassett, Kelly Harris

Now in its Second Reading, Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (“CPPA”), is moving ever closer to adoption. The opening remarks by the Bill’s sponsor, MP Navdeep Bains, emphasized the law’s focus on control and consent with the aim...

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Canadian privacy law 2.0: Artificial intelligence (AI) and Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act

7 décembre 2020 | Myron Mallia-Dare, David Krebs

In a recent announcement, the Canadian federal Privacy Commissioner of Canada (“OPC”) released a report containing recommendations on how AI should be treated under Canadian privacy law, and what protections need to be in place to ensure AI applications reach...

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The dawn of Canadian Privacy Law 2.0: The Consumer Privacy Protection Act introduced

19 novembre 2020 | David Krebs, Kelly Harris

The long-awaited overhaul of federal private sector privacy law, as outlined in our previous blog post, is finally here. The Digital Charter Implementation Act was introduced for First Reading on November 17, 2020, as Bill C-11. If enacted, the new...

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M&A and cybersecurity – top nine ways to mitigate risk through due diligence

28 octobre 2020

The authors would like to acknowledge the contribution of Iain Paterson, Chief Executive Officer at Cycura, a global team of leading cybersecurity experts headquartered in Toronto, Ontario. While the COVID-19 pandemic[1] is by no means over, increasing M&A activity and...

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40% of data breach records insufficient – Canadian Privacy Commissioner releases findings on data breach register inspections

5 octobre 2020 | David Krebs, Elissa Brock

As the Canadian Office of the Privacy Commissioner (“OPC ») signaled it would do at the end of 2019, it completed a targeted investigation of data breach registers at a select number of organizations. The OPC released has now released a...

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