Media

September 29, 2020

Former Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian weighs in on making COVID Alert App mandatory

This week, Toronto city council will debate a report on whether the city can download the COVID Alert App onto all of the phones the city […]
September 29, 2020

Toronto School closed following COVID outbreak, Can the former owner of your home access you security system? & Should the government pay you to eat out?

Toronto School closed following COVID outbreak, Kelly gets the skinny from the TDSB’s Ryan Bird. Can the former owner of your home access you security system? […]
September 7, 2020

Building Privacy-Centered Contact-Tracing Apps

Contact-tracing apps are continuing to take shape around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Using privacy-by-design principles is critical to building trust in these apps, says privacy […]
August 28, 2020

Ann Cavoukian and Michelle Dennedy | CUBE Conversation, August 2020

Ann Cavoukian, Executive Director of the Global Privacy & Security by Design Centre and Michelle Dennedy, CEO of the iDennedy Project and Former Chief Privacy Officer […]
August 27, 2020

Fmr Ontario Privacy Commissioner Dr Ann Cavoukian urging Canadians and the CRA to take online security seriously

https://omny.fm/shows/roy-green-show/fmr-ontario-privacy-commissioner-dr-ann-cavoukian
August 19, 2020

Hamilton police accessed database with COVID health information more than 10,000 times

https://www.thespec.com/news/hamilton-region/2020/08/19/hamilton-police-accessed-database-with-covid-health-information-more-than-10000-times.html
August 19, 2020

Victims of CRA hackers vulnerable to other cyberattacks: experts

Experts estimate there are five billion compromised accounts available to hackers on the dark web https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/cra-cyber-attack-privacy-1.5689928
August 19, 2020

Using Hamilton’s parking app could send your personal data into the U.S.

The city said the app doesn’t collect enough info that it feels would put users at risk https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/hamilton-parking-app-privacy-concerns-1.5689209
August 12, 2020

Critics wary of provincial plan to help police expand video surveillance

Privacy experts are voicing concerns with the province’s decision to offer millions of dollars in funding to police services to expand their use of video surveillance. […]