Information About Canadian Cybersecurity Law
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- Investment Funds Institute of Canada Issues Cybersecurity Guide
In February 2019, the Investment Funds Institute of Canada issued a Cybersecurity Guide to help its members develop a robust cybersecurity program. The Guide is consistent with guidance issued by other financial industry regulators, and is a useful reminder of cybersecurity best practices for organi … Read more »
- Frequently Asked Questions – PIPEDA’s Security Breach Obligations
Canada’s federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) imposes obligations on private sector organizations that suffer a breach of security safeguards affecting personal information under their control.Details of those obligations are set out in PIPEDA, the Breach o … Read more »
- IIROC Compliance Priorities for 2019 – Cybersecurity
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”), the national self-regulatory organization that oversees investment dealers and their trading activity in Canada’s debt and equity markets, published in January 2019 its Compliance Priorities Report for 2018/2019. The Report identif … Read more »
- Canadian Financial Institution Regulator Issues Advisory on Technology and Cybersecurity Incident Reporting
On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) issued an Advisory setting out expectations for federally regulated financial institutions’ prompt (within 72 hours) reporting of technology and cybersecurity incidents. The Advisory will be effective on March 31, … Read more »
- Draft Guidance for PIPEDA’s Breach of Security Safeguards Obligations
Commencing November 1, 2018, Canada’s federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) will require an organization that suffers a “breach of security safeguards” involving personal information under its control to keep prescribed records of the breach and, if the brea … Read more »
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