Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) will soon be experiencing an overhaul. Any private-sector organization throughout Canada could be affected and must learn their new accountabilities before November 1st 2018 – the date of enforcement. Non-compliance could result in weighty fines up to $100,000. Read more
Published: Wed, Jul 18, 2018
Most people have now heard of PIPEDA, but aren’t quite sure what it is, and what it means when choosing a cloud provider, and are especially unaware of what it means for a backup & DR solution. Mix this in with numerous Provincial privacy laws and it can be tough to navigate. Join Server Cloud Canada and as they present a webinar focused on informing you on the importance choosing a 100% Canadian backup & DR solution.
How many datacentres are there in Canada? Good question now that Microsoft, AWS, OVH, Equinix and others have opened state-of-the-art facilities in the country. But another question that needs to be asked is how many of those are owned by a Canadian or Canadian company?
Listen in as Paolo Del Nibletto from eChannelNEWS & ecnTV talks with Loan Duong, SCC’s National Sales Manager about our cloud infrastructure.
The American Government has recently passed legislation that will grant it more access to digital data. The “Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data” or CLOUD Act was a last-minute addition to the $1.3 trillion federal spending bill, which was signed into law by President Donald Trump this past March. The controversial act allows both U.S. officials and foreign governments more access to personal data stored in the cloud.
As of January 1st 2018, numerous changes have been made to Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA). If you are a health information custodian working in a hospital or medical office, it is important to understand how this new set of rules will affect your organization. One of the most critical changes requires health organizations to keep track of privacy and data breaches. While the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario will be releasing tracking guidelines in March of 2019, custodians are expected to record breaches now. Here is what you need to know to uphold your reputation and ensure your patient information remains secure.