Ransomware attacks cost Canadian organizations an average of almost half a million dollars last year, according to a recent report that offers tips on preventing costly breaches.
A December 2021 report … Read More
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a new set of guidelines designed to help organizations assess their security and privacy controls.
The guidelines include customizable privacy assessment … Read More
The Small Business Venture Capital Tax Credit Program (the “Program”) is a lesser known program under The Income Tax Act (Manitoba) that incentivizes investments in eligible issuer corporations in the … Read More
The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recognized the tort of “public disclosure of private facts” in Alberta, in ES v Shillington, 2021 ABQB 739 (“Shillington”). New torts are rarely recognized … Read More
Authors: Kristél Kriel, Justin Di Liello
A report from Alberta’s Privacy Commissioner offers some key takeaways for app developers to consider to ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws.
On July 29, 2021, … Read More
Authors: Scott Davidson, Gregory Forrest, Adam Lakusta
For organizations that are short on capital, deciding to invest in patents can be pivotal.
Securing a patent can fundamentally alter the trajectory of a business and help … Read More
Authors: Kristél Kriel, Nathan Schissel, Adam Lakusta
Canadian financial institutions maintain highly sensitive personal and other information and are experiencing an increase in sophisticated cyberattacks. Recent guidance from the Office of the Superintendent of … Read More