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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...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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