Synthetic data a key to privacy by design practices in new Canadian smart city partnership

(Nov 29, 2022) Cities around the world are getting smarter. For municipalities, becoming a smart city requires utilizing numerous data sets containing residents’ an... Read More

Global compliance SaaS provider receives $7M in funding

(Nov 29, 2022) Compliance platform SafeGuard Privacy announced it raised $7 million in funding led by venture capital firm TechOperators. The software as a service-based pl... Read More

Global news roundup: Nov. 22-28, 2022

(Nov 28, 2022) In this week’s global news roundup, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the European Union  approved the NIS2 Directive. The Irish Data Protection Commiss... Read More

Roundup: Europe, India, US and more

(Nov 28, 2022) In this week’s global news roundup, European Parliament rapporteurs for the proposed Artificial Intelligence Act circulated a fresh compromise text focused o... Read More

Canadian Parliament calls for assessments of RCMP spyware use

(Nov 28, 2022) Members of the Canadian Parliament’s House of Commons ethics committee recommended the federal government require privacy assessments when using "high-risk t... Read More

Roundup: Europe, India, US and more

(Nov 21, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology introduced the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 20... Read More

Lawsuit alleges contact tracing app installed without users' consent

(Nov 21, 2022) A lawsuit filed in the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts claims the Massachusetts Health Department installed a COVID-19 contact tracing applicatio... Read More

Global News Roundup: Nov. 15-21, 2022

(Nov 21, 2022) In this week’s global legislative roundup, India's Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology introduced the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 20... Read More

Transportation second-most targeted industry for ransomware in third quarter

(Nov 18, 2022) Transportation was the second-most targeted industry in the world for ransomware and “nation-state backed advanced persistent threat” actors in the third qua... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada Managing Director, Nov. 18, 2022

(Nov 18, 2022) Since the early 2000s, one of the ways in which the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada advances their mandate is to fund what they call the “Contri... Read More