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Cybersecurity Guidance from Canadian Securities Administrators

On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published Staff Notice 33-321 Cyber Security and Social Media to report on a survey of cybersecurity and social media practices by firms registered to trade securities or to advise clients regarding securities, and to provide guidance regarding cybersecurity and social media practices. The Staff Notice supplements the CSA’s […] Read more


New Canadian Cybersecurity Law blog

My partner Bradley Freedman launched his new Canadian Cybersecurity Law blog today. Cybersecurity and cyber risk management are fundamental challenges for businesses and organizations of all kinds and sizes. His site provides commentary and valuable insight about recent developments in Canadian cybersecurity law, including articles about corporate governance, cyber risk management and privacy. He has […] Read more

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With no global standard for data privacy, laws outside U.S. differ in scope

I was recently interviewed by CyberScout just after I appeared on a privacy panel at CyberScout’s Privacy XChange Forum entitled “Where In the World: A Quick and Easy Breakdown of Privacy Standards and Regulations”. In the interview, I summarize the breach notification regulations in Canada and discuss what should be included in a cybersecurity plan. I also discuss […] Read more


Cyber Risk Management: Legal Privilege Strategy – Part 1 of 2

An organization’s cyber risk management activities may result in sensitive communications and documents that the organization’s personnel expect will remain confidential. Nevertheless, in many circumstances an organization may be legally obligated to disclose those communications and documents unless the organization is able to assert a legal right – called “legal privilege” – to not make […] Read more