US IT service providers affected by data breaches

(Nov 30, 2023) IT service management company Okta announced hackers stole the data of all customer support users, Reuters Read More

Accenture swaps passwords for PIN, biometric logins

(Nov 29, 2023) Consulting firm Accenture removed passwords for employees, instead opting for PIN and biometric-based logins, Axios reports. Accenture started password-free ... Read More

California's privacy agency releases draft rules on automated decision-making tech

(Nov 27, 2023) The California Privacy Protection Agency released draft rules on automated decision-making technologies, outlining how businesses using these systems must pr... Read More

Ransomware attack compromises Canadian government employee data

(Nov 22, 2023) Ransomware group LockBit claimed responsibility for data breach that stole 1.5 terabytes of data from Canadian government employees, SC Magazine reports. The... Read More

Toronto Public Library experiences ransomware attack

(Nov 17, 2023) The Toronto Public Library experienced a ransomware attack that stole current and former employees' personally identifiable information, CBC News reports. Th... Read More

US Senate subcommittee examines AI's impact on the workplace

(Nov 2, 2023) A 31 Oct. hearing by the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions' Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety explored what regula... Read More

Employee monitoring market on the rise, research says

(Nov 1, 2023) Emergen Research indicated in a report the industry around employee monitoring is expected to grow as more employers focus on productivity, especially on wor... Read More

Notes from the IAPP Canada, 20 Oct. 2023

(Oct 20, 2023) Canada's privacy law landscape is often described as a patchwork. The various private, public and health sector privacy laws we have complement each other, o... Read More

Privacy, ethics top considerations with Canada's AI-powered hiring tools

(Oct 6, 2023) SHRM reports on the growing consideration for privacy and potential bias as Canadian companies increase their use of artificial intelligence hiring tools. Th... Read More

Netherlands' DPA warns against sex worker registry

(Oct 5, 2023) The Netherlands' data protection authority, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens, issued a warning to the Dutch government over its planned sex worker registry. Propo... Read More