Archive for December, 2020

Canada’s New Data Protection Bill: Is It Adequate?

  • December 31, 2020
  • Heather Ferg

On November 17, 2020, the Canadian federal government tabled Bill C-11 in the House of Commons. If passed, the Digital Charter Implementation Act will enact two new pieces of legislation: the Consumer Privacy Protection Act and the Data Protection Tribunal Act. Together,…

The SolarWinds Hack

  • December 16, 2020
  • Clayton Rice, Q.C.

On December 14, 2020, SolarWinds announced that its network management software, Orion, had been targeted by a cyberespionage operation. The hackers inserted malicious code into Orion software updates rolled out to nearly 18,000 customers. The initial reports confirmed that the…