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Webinar: Is your Backup & DR Compliant with Canada’s Privacy Laws?

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.

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What The U.S. CLOUD Act Means for Canadians

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.

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Breaking Down The Barriers of Data Sovereignty in the Cloud

One of the major barriers to businesses’ use of the cloud is making sure their cloud providers comply with local laws and standards. Varying provincial regulations mean that data storage, access, and accessibility may vary by location for the same kind of data. Data sovereignty is the concept that digital information (e.g., data) is subject to the laws of the country where it’s located. So how do Canadian laws affect data sovereignty in the cloud?

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When Your Data Must Stay In Canada

Many Canadian companies want to transition to the cloud for business data hosting, yet worry about data access and privacy. Both public and private sector organizations must follow government laws affecting the storage and use of personal information. Provincial governments also have privacy laws to protect customer data, particularly in health care. Storing data outside of Canada brings additional challenges, namely a new set of rules and regulations. Find out what affects data leaving the country, and how this impacts your organization.

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Holding the Canadian Healthcare Sector for Ransom – An Eye on Cybersecurity

Healthcare organizations must modernize their cybersecurity systems or risk falling behind the times compared to other industries that have made significant investments in safeguarding their IT assets. Reports have predicted that the healthcare sector will face more cyberattacks than any other industry, as hackers exploit system weaknesses. Find out need-to-know information regarding healthcare cybersecurity and get the wake-up call you need to protect your healthcare organization.
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