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2014-03-11 16:27:54

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and Aislelabs discuss design and architecture of MLA systems TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers continues to rise, more and more creative ways of using these devices are being developed. One technology that has recently created a new use of smart mobile devices by utilizing their increased connectivity is Mobile Location Analytics (MLA). At Aislelabs, protecting consumer...

2014-02-06 23:20:58

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario recognizes Aislelabs as a Privacy by Design Ambassador for its strong commitment to privacy. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Aislelabs Inc. has been designated as a Privacy by Design Ambassador for its strong commitment to ensuring consumer privacy in its development of mobile location analytics technologies. At Aislelabs, protecting the privacy of consumers is of utmost importance. With Privacy by Design as the guiding principal,...

2012-12-17 05:00:39

Iowa-based information security and privacy expert, Rebecca Herold, has been named a Privacy by Design (PbD) Ambassador for her ongoing advocacy for the protection of personal information. Des Moines, Iowa (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 Internationally recognized as The Privacy Professor®, Rebecca Herold, a Des Moines, Iowa-based information security and privacy expert, has been invited to be a Privacy by Design (PbD) Ambassador. Herold is being recognized as an Ambassador for her ongoing...

2012-12-14 05:04:07

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2013, the Canadian chapter of the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is conducting a half-day workshop about developing data disposal polices and training currently required by law. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2013, the Canadian chapter of the National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) is conducting a half-day workshop about developing data disposal polices and training currently required by law. The event...

2012-03-08 14:27:00

SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada, today released a joint paper to document the incorporation of Privacy by Design into SDG&E's smart grid initiative. This partnership is the first of its kind in the United States, and emphasizes the commitment of the company in designing, building and operating a secure, reliable and trustworthy smart grid that safeguards customer...

2011-06-16 13:00:19

Report dispels myths of de-identification Canadian privacy experts have issued a new report (link will go live after embargo lift) today that strongly backs the practice of de-identification as a key element in the protection of personal information. The joint paper from Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian, and Dr. Khaled El Emam, the Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the University of Ottawa and the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario...

2010-06-16 16:26:00

New guidance document reveals best practices for protecting electricity users' personal information TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/information-and-privacy-commissioner-ontario/commissioner-cavoukian-partners-with-major-utilities /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: The photo accompanying this social media release is also available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to...