Fazila Nurani

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PRIVATECH

Senior Counsel and Lead Consultant

Fazila Nurani, Founder of PRIVATECH, is a privacy and cybersecurity lawyer, consultant and trainer. She has a unique blend of legal, IT consulting and data governance experience. Fazila advises businesses in North America in a range of industries on privacy and security best practices, and also provides direction to public sector clients on the implementation of initiatives with privacy implications. Called to the Bar in Ontario in 2001, Fazila’s legal experience began in the Information Technology Group at the law firm of Gowling Lafleur, Henderson LLP. Before founding PRIVATECH, Fazila also worked with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, where she was heavily involved in establishing complaint-handling procedures, and assisting investigators in interpreting federal privacy laws. Fazila holds degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto. She is a Certified Information and Privacy Professional in Canada with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), as well as a Certified Information Systems Auditor and Certified CSX (Cybersecurity) Professional with the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA). Fazila has been recognized as a ‘Privacy by Design’ Ambassador since 2011, is an Official Training Partner of the IAPP, and servers on the Board of Directors for Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto. 

 

Contributions by Fazila Nurani

  • Updating your Privacy Policy — Key Considerations and Practical Tips
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2022
  • Managing Privacy Risks When Outsourcing
    Speaker at Virtual Calgary and Edmonton KnowledgeNet: May 18, 2022
  • Strengthening Accountability with Your Breach Preparedness and Response Plan
    Speaker at IAPP Summit Sessions 2020 Online
  • Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2020 - Canceled
  • Real Risk of Significant Harm? Examining the Breach Reporting Legal Threshold
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • PIPEDA’s Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification: Is your organization prepared for the commissioner?
    Speaker at Toronto KnowledgeNet: December 3, 2018
  • The Next Generation of Privacy Professionals: Women Leading Privacy
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018
  • Privacy Breach Ready? Key Strategies for an Effective Breach Management Plan
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2018