Breach Notification , Security Operations , Standards, Regulations & Compliance

Canada Prepares for New Breach Notification Era

Attorney Imran Ahmad on What Organizations Can Expect After Nov. 1
Imran Ahmad, partner, Miller Thomson LLP

November 1 ushers in a whole new era of breach notification requirements for Canada. What are the new standards, and how prepared are Canadian organizations? Attorney Imran Ahmad of Miller Thomson LLP shares insights.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit: Toronto, Ahmad discusses:

  • The changing face of Canadian cybercrime;
  • Details of Canada's new breach notification requirements;
  • How organizations must prepare to comply.

Ahmad, a partner at the law firm Miller Thomson LLP, works closely with clients to develop and implement practical pre- and post-breach mitigation strategies. He advises on risk assessments, compliance, due diligence, risk allocation and security and data breach incident preparedness, and engages with regulators and law enforcement, providing representation in case of litigation. Ahmad sits on the Canadian Advanced Technologies Alliance's Cyber Security Council and is a member of the executive committee of the Ontario Bar Association's Privacy and Access to Information Law Section.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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