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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.

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

Online ticket seller faces the music on extra fees

Competition Bureau’s ruling on drip pricing is a warning for online vendors, says Lisa Lifshitz

IP Addresses No Longer Protected in Alberta

From a privacy perspective, the decision is “exceedingly troubling” argues Lisa Lifshitz

Beware the Zombie Software!

Legacy software poses an increasing data security risk to corporations, argues Lisa Lifshitz

Connecting the right way this holiday season

How not to deck the halls with boughs of folly when smart shopping, writes Lisa Lifshitz

PIPEDA mandatory breach notification provisions turn one

Office of the Privacy Commissioner’s blog post describes data breaches, numbers and trends