November 1, 2018

Legislative Alert: Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA) rules compliance, the time is NOW

PIPEDA Rules Now In Effect
The mandatory breach notification regulations under the
Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA) are now fully in force, inclusive of mandatory breach notification regarding any personal information that creates a “real risk of significant harm.”

All organizations are required to track and keep records of all security breaches involving personal information for two years. There are stiff fines for non compliance.

It’s vital to make sure your organization understands the new rules.

Some responsive actions to consider are: undergoing a compliance audit, engaging in staff training, or revamping your organization’s breach response plan.

To receive a link to PIPEDA legislation, and to also have your questions answered by our Cyber Security Group Chair, Katherine Thompson, please contact CATA CEO, John Reid, at who will provide you with the necessary information.

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