August 2014

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Hosting Data in the Cloud – Privacy Review

by Allan Oziel on August 29, 2014 No comments

More and more businesses are considering moving their storage of data to the cloud. As Jason Segal pointed out in a recent movie – NO ONE UNDERSTANDS THE CLOUD!

What we do know is that cloud storage often provides a cheaper, scalable alternative to businesses investing in their own data storage infrastructure. While there are many benefits to using cloud providers, it is important to understand the risks involved. Some of the risks include:

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CASL Phase 2 – Prohibition Against Installation of Unwanted Computer Programs

by Allan Oziel on August 6, 2014 No comments

Many of us were working hard to become compliant (or get our clients compliant) with the July 1, 2014 deadline imposed by the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) for compliance with the prohibition against sending unwanted commercial electronic messages. While July 1 has come and gone, many are now scrambling to untangle Phase 2 of CASL – the prohibition against the installation of unwanted computer programs.

The computer program provisions of CASL will come into force on January 15, 2015. A date otherwise known as “pretty damn soon”.

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