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The Internet of Things: guidance, regulation and the Canadian approach
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • November 24 2015

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been identified as a disruptive technology, bringing with it both the promise of seamless interconnectivity of

Global privacy & cybersecurity update Issue 8 - November 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, United Kingdom, USA, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan
  • November 16 2015

In July, President Obama appointed Dr. Raymond Cook to the position of Chief Information Officer of the Intelligence Community, Office of the

Safe Harbor no more EU-US data transfer deal invalidated by court
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • October 21 2015

Recently the European Court of Justice (the ECJ) rendered a decision invalidating the Safe Harbor Framework between the European Union (the EU) and

Safe harbour not safe enough: data transfers from E.U. to U.S. out to sea
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • October 16 2015

The transfer of personal information from the European Union (EU) to the United States (US), and potentially other non-EU nations, just became a lot

European court strikes down data sharing Safe Harbour between the United States and the EU: what’s the impact for Canada?
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • October 7 2015

In a strongly worded decision, Europe’s highest court yesterday struck down the Safe Harbor accord enabling transatlantic data transfers between the

Cyber security quarterly round-up: October 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Canada, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, USA
  • October 1 2015

The EU Network and Information Security Directive (the so-called "Cyber Security Directive") appears to be a step closer to adoption after the

Global privacy & cybersecurity update Issue 7 - August 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, USA, Netherlands, Peru, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Mexico, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia
  • August 11 2015

On May 1, the FBI Director named the former assistant director of the FBI Cyber Division, Joseph M. Demarest, Jr., to the newly established position

Global privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 6 - May 2015
  • Jones Day
  • Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Spain, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA, Honduras, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, Brazil, Canada, China, European Union, France, Germany
  • May 13 2015

On February 11, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") released its biennial High Risk List, which is "intended to help inform the

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

Global data & privacy update
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Germany, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 17 2014

It has been confirmed that the Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) and UK parenting website Mumsnet have been hacked following the release of the