Safe computing still needs to be practised while working from home, says Lisa R. Lifshitz
Competition Bureau’s ruling on drip pricing is a warning for online vendors, says Lisa Lifshitz
From a privacy perspective, the decision is “exceedingly troubling” argues Lisa Lifshitz
Legacy software poses an increasing data security risk to corporations, argues Lisa Lifshitz
How not to deck the halls with boughs of folly when smart shopping, writes Lisa Lifshitz
Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s blog post describes data breaches, numbers and trends
Open source status quo is challenged by developers unsatisfied with current state of ethics, writes Lisa Lifshitz
Lisa Lifshitz writes California’s new privacy law may be new benchmark for similar laws across the U.S
The calm of the lazy, hazy July summer was recently shattered by two announcements from the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office that sent a shiver down the spine of many companies. Demonstrating that Europe’s privacy regulators are not afraid to flex their muscles and use their authority to levy significant financial penalties to drive compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation, the ICO’s proclamation of its intention to levy significant fines against British Airways and Marriott International, Inc. showcases the truly incredible power of increased financial penalties under this law.
Arguably, all lawyers should understand basic information security practices and ensure they have reasonable policies and measures in place to protect client data against intrusion.