On June 18, 2015, the Digital Privacy Act (DPA) received royal assent and became law. Among other things, the DPA amended the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) by revising consent requirements, introducing mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements, and adding significant fines for non-compliance. While many of the measures introduced by the… Read More »Is Your Organization Ready for Mandatory Data Breach Notifications?
No company, large or small, is immune to a data breach. A data breach is any incident where personal identifiable information (PII) is stolen by an unauthorized individual. Examples of PII include, but are not limited to, credit card information, biometric records, payroll information, medical records and addresses. When a data breach occurs, it’s important… Read More »Minimizing Risk during a Data Breach
While you may think construction firms are not an attractive target for cyber criminals, the truth is no business is safe from cyber crime. Regardless of how big or small your construction firm is, chances are you store valuable information—information cyber criminals can use for personal gain. Additionally, hackers are just as interested in proprietary… Read More »Cyber Risks in the Construction Industry