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Information About Canadian Cybersecurity Law

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  • Investment Industry Organization Provides Cybersecurity Guidance

    In January 2020, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) – the national self-regulatory organization that oversees investment dealers and their trading activity in Canadian markets – published a Cyber Governance Guide to provide its dealer members with guidance on how to im … Read more »

  • Cybersecurity and the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting rapid adoption of remote working arrangements and technologies present new and increased cybersecurity risks for organizations of all kinds and sizes. Organizations should consider and implement, as appropriate, recently issued authoritative guidance (see Appe … Read more »

  • SEC publishes report on cybersecurity and resiliency practices

    In January 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) published Cybersecurity and Resiliency Observations to help market participants and other firms enhance cybersecurity preparedness and operational resiliency. The OCIE’s observatio … Read more »

  • Managing the risks of email compromise fraud

    Email compromise fraud is an increasingly common cyber risk that can result in significant losses and liabilities to targeted organizations and their customers and business partners. Three Canadian courts have considered claims resulting from email compromise fraud. The decisions illustrate the risk … Read more »

  • Ready, Set, Certify – Canada’s New CyberSecure Canada Certification Program

    On August 12, 2019, the Canadian federal government announced CyberSecure Canada, a voluntary certification program to help small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”) achieve a baseline of cybersecurity. SMEs that demonstrate compliance with specified baseline cybersecurity controls, based on an audit by … Read more »