The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: Developments in privacy law and writings of a Canadian privacy lawyer, containing information related to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (aka PIPEDA) and other Canadian and international laws.
The author of this blog, David T.S. Fraser, is a Canadian privacy lawyer who practices with the firm of McInnes Cooper. He is the author of the Physicians' Privacy Manual. He has a national and international practice advising corporations and individuals on matters related to Canadian privacy laws.
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The views expressed herein are solely the author's and should not be attributed to his employer or clients. Any postings on legal issues are provided as a public service, and do not constitute solicitation or provision of legal advice. The author makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained herein or linked to. Nothing herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel.
This web site is presented for informational purposes only. These materials do not constitute legal advice and do not create a solicitor-client relationship between you and David T.S. Fraser. If you are seeking specific advice related to Canadian privacy law or PIPEDA, contact the author, David T.S. Fraser.
Monday, June 13, 2005
A big part of the raison d'etre of this blog is that it is preferable to learn from the mistakes of others, rather than one's own.
It appears that many companies are learning from CitiGroup's problems:
Networking Pipeline | Enterprises Scramble To Protect Off-Site Data:
"Companies are scrambling to encrypt data on tapes shipped to off-site centers for archiving and disaster recovery, and they're taking other steps to avoid the kinds of data-loss incidents that have been a major source of embarrassment in recent months. Last week it was Citigroup's turn, as the bank revealed that a box of tapes containing information on 3.9 million customers was lost in transit...."
Labels: information breaches
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