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On Aug. 31, Alberta will become the latest province to enact mandatory breach notification and reporting for personal health information data breaches.

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C-suite executives and IT cyber pros not seeing eye to eye on cybersecurity is a common concern, but when crisis strikes this lack of alignment can have potentially catastrophic, business-ending consequences

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It is the responsibility of each business to be compliant with PIPEDA. It is crucial to conduct compliance assessments at each change in protocol, processes, or policies, and to fully understand all that is required of businesses in regard to PIPEDA.

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It is estimated that card-not-present fraud will cost retailers $71 billion globally from 2017-2021.

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As a response to the growth of sophisticated threats, regulatory bodies have issued guidelines and standards to ensure necessary cybersecurity processes and controls are in place across the healthcare, financial services, and retail industries to minimize the impact of an attack.

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Despite increased security budgets and better defenses, organizations are losing the battle against cyber attacks. Data breaches continue to be costlier and result in more consumer records being lost or stolen, year after year.

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There were some incredibly sensitive breaches this month, the majority of which were caused by human error. I imagine human error will continue to be the main cause of data breaches for decades to come – damn humans. This month’s list of known leaked records - 139,731,894

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California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act, a comprehensive privacy law, you’d expect the privacy community to cheer loudly. However, the celebration has been muted—for good reason. It’s impossible to cheer a terrible law that passed via a terrible procedure.

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The GDPR compliance deadline came in by force on 25th May 2018 and applies to all organizations processing and holding the personal information of data subjects. This includes contacts such as customers, partners and patients.

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