15 million Canadians’ sensitive personal information was exposed in LifeLabs data breach and the company is now facing a civil lawsuit seeking $1.14 billion dollars in damages.
Anyone operating a business that violates the privacy rights of people in Quebec or fails to meet Quebec's stringent new requirements for protecting personal information may face administrative monetary penalties, fines, binding orders, and civil action.
Already unwelcome in parts of the US, Clearview AI has been shown the door in Canada. The controversial facial recognition company's practices are in violation of the country's privacy laws.
It’s tempting to draw a connection between cybersecurity skills shortage and data breaches. But the reality is much more complex and data breaches may be a symptom of a larger problem.
Four Canadian privacy agencies are launching an investigation to determine if donut giant Tim Hortons has obtained meaningful user consent for the data collection of personal information on their app.