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Calling for Tighter Privacy Laws

By | September 14th, 2016|Information Management, Privacy, Videos|

Information and Privacy Commissioner Jill Clayton talks about a recent surge in privacy breaches in both the public and private sectors and some of the regulatory changes likely on the way to combat this trend in Alberta. Alberta public bodies, companies and not for profits will need to be more proactive in mitigating privacy security issues [...]

Remembering The Right to be Forgotten

By | April 23rd, 2015|Information Management, Privacy|

A colleague of mine received automated notices from two LinkedIn connections recently.  This, of course, is what LinkedIn is there for – to keep you up to date and informed about the status and activities of professionals in your field.  There was a difference about getting these notices, however.  The two professionals had died within [...]

When should you start thinking about Privacy Breaches?

By | February 10th, 2014|Information Management, Privacy|

It’s been quite a start to 2014 hearing all the news about recent privacy breaches in our province.  The biggest one involved the theft of a laptop containing personal health information of over 600,000 Albertans who attended Medicentres last year leaving us all asking, “How could this happen?” and “How could they have handled it [...]

Making Information Governance Functional – Part 1

By | July 30th, 2013|Information Management, Privacy|

Isn’t it ironic that, when we talk about managing information, we are often speaking to each other in different languages: techspeak, legalspeak, riskspeak, securityspeak, healthspeak,  just to name a few.  Why? Because it’s so integrated into to every aspect of our human activity, and it will naturally reflect all of the diversity of our world, [...]

Business Continuity Planning – Real Life Experience

By | July 9th, 2013|Information Management|

Along with many Calgarians, I got a first-hand experience on how a major disaster can so quickly shift the foundations of a community, a business, a family and an individual simultaneously. One day you’re hurrying to meet a deadline, the next you’re taking in refugee relatives and watching river torrent rising toward your house. The [...]