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How to Keep Your Business Safe Online

By | February 5th, 2020|Information Management, Privacy|

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, the world will unite to celebrate Safer Internet Day (SID), an annual celebration that aims to promote the safe and positive use of digital technology. Today in Canada, it's rare to find an organization that isn't carrying out some form of business online, making Safer Internet Day more relevant than [...]

Case Study: Data Governance Driving Value in Long-Term Care

By | January 24th, 2020|Privacy|

As one of the leading providers of seniors’ services and affordable housing in central and southern Alberta, Bethany Care Society has worked hard to serve long-term care residents and persons with disabilities for over 70 years. However, with new and emerging digital tools, increasingly complex regulatory environments, and privacy and security risks on the rise, [...]

Top Privacy Challenges Facing HR in 2020

By | December 19th, 2019|Privacy|

As we look back on 2019, we know one thing for sure: the HR and privacy landscapes are becoming increasingly complex and intertwined. HR professionals are not only responsible for protecting sensitive information about employees and management, but they also must safeguard this information under laws governing privacy and confidentiality. Here are six privacy issues that we [...]

10 Must-Know Cybersecurity Stats for 2019

By | October 30th, 2019|Information Management, Privacy|

As we look back on 2019, there was no shortage of notable data breaches in the news, from Alberta Health Services to TransUnion Canada. In fact, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) reported 446 breaches between November 2018 and June 2019 alone - nearly six times the number of reports received during the same period last year. [...]

Privacy and Information Management – the Business Benefits

By | September 25th, 2019|Information Management, Privacy|

It’s a strong belief of ours here at Cenera that privacy is centred on people, trust, and relationships. It’s not a luxury, but a necessity for the long-term success of your organization. Think of any reputable institutions that you know. They are likely built on the trust of their people, which is why effective information [...]

Make Your List and Then Think Twice: Smart Watches for Kids

By | December 5th, 2017|Privacy|

Thinking about buying your child a Smart Watch for Christmas? According to security experts, you might want to think twice… Wouldn’t it be great to be able to see exactly where little Susie is when she’s out playing with friends at the neighbourhood park? Or at the zoo with her class? Maybe even set a [...]

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 [...]

Privacy, security and peace of mind – you can have it all!

By | June 17th, 2014|Privacy|

We live in a mobile world.  That’s not likely going to change any time soon.  We have mobile phones, tablets and laptops. Some of these devices are for personal use, some for work and some are now in that crazy mixed use “Bring Your Own Device” category.   And in this mobile world we are all [...]

A Landmark Ruling on Random Drug and Alcohol Testing in Alberta: is the door completely closed?

By | April 2nd, 2014|Privacy|

Suncor Energy Inc., Oil Sands’ attempt to implement random alcohol and drug testing of safety-sensitive employees at Suncor oil sands operations was recently rejected by the Alberta Arbitration Board after hearing a grievance filed by Unifor, Local 707A, representing Suncor employees at its Fort McMurray operations. The Board found Suncor’s Policy to be an unreasonable [...]