Lisa R. Lifshitz

Lisa R. Lifshitz

Lisa R. Lifshitz is a partner in Torkin Manes’ Business Law Group, specializing in technology and privacy law, and is the leader of the firm’s Technology, Privacy and Data Management Group. She has been nationally and internationally recognized for her technology law expertise and enjoys writing and speaking on technology law issues. She is the immediate past president of the Canadian IT Law Association. The views presented here are the author's alone.

She can be reached by email.

Think before you click! New cyberthreat assessment published

Canadian Centre for Cybersecurity provides new analysis and forecasts on threats to Canadians

Attention, mall shoppers: your data is being collected!

Cadillac Fairview is censured by Canadian privacy regulators

Class dismissed: CRTC finds OneClass in violation of Canada’s anti-spam legislation

Case highlights CRTC commitment to sanction companies for violating lesser-known provisions of CASL

Clouds without borders: the dangers of non-localized cloud contracts

Careful scrutiny of cloud computing contracts will mitigate dangers of borderless agreements

Faceoff! UK appellate court finds police use of facial recognition technology contravenes laws

Outcome of case is likely to be far-reaching, including in Canada, writes Lisa Lifshitz

No free lunch: global privacy regulators set expectations of video teleconference providers

VTC companies should make data protection and privacy integral to their services, says Lisa Lifshitz

Safety first! New Canadian cloud security guidance is issued

Canadian Centre for Cyber Security releases guidelines for acquiring secure cloud services

Getting it right: Using consumer-facing AI tools wisely

Consumers are entitled to explanations if organizations are using AI to make decisions about them

Lawyering in the time of pandemic

Working from home and using videoconferencing services means lawyers must be more vigilant than ever

Cybersecurity in the time of pandemic

Safe computing still needs to be practised while working from home, says Lisa R. Lifshitz