cybersecurity


  • Coding, algorithms, and common law

    Jan 7, 2019

    The biggest lesson to be learned from what has happened with technology in the recent past is that online tech needs to be subjected to close scrutiny.

  • Connected devices can lead to security risks

    Connected devices can lead to security risks

    May 14, 2018

    An Ottawa lawyer says the makers and sellers of internet-abled devices are not governed by any particular provincial or federal legislation to ensure those gadgets are secure.

  • Concerns surfacing over use of personal info in AI

    Concerns surfacing over use of personal info in AI

    May 14, 2018

    As artificial intelligence develops and new approaches such as blockchain emerge dealing with huge amounts of data, lawyers say concerns are surfacing over the use and protection of individuals’ personal information. Imran Ahmad, who leads Miller Thomson LLP’s cybersecurity team, sees the potential for risk as he looks at the emergence and use of artificial intelligence.

  • Rulings help define privacy expectations

    Rulings help define privacy expectations

    May 14, 2018

    A pair of recent Supreme Court of Canada decisions sets the foundation for the reasonable expectation of privacy in the digital age. The rulings provide guidance in both criminal and civil law applications, say lawyers.

  • Cybersecurity sagacity

    May 14, 2018

    It’s the dawn of a new age after Facebook users around the world have found out unexpected ways their personal information may be available to others through their use of the social media platform.

  • Lawyers preparing for mandatory data-breach reporting

    Lawyers preparing for mandatory data-breach reporting

    May 14, 2018

    Lawyers say they are ramping up in anticipation of the rollout of new mandatory data-breach reporting rules going into effect in Canada.

  • Beware the use of crypto-currencies

    Mar 12, 2018

    Crypto-currencies are the newest and biggest trend in the financial industry. Fuelled by millennials who have grown up in the digital age, their popularity is reaching new heights.

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