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CIRA finds 43% of organizations unaware of breach notification rules

| 10/09/2019 5:51 pm EDT

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) says in a new report that 43 per cent of the 500 Canadian business and organizations it surveyed were unaware that Canada’s privacy laws require them to report data breaches. Since November 2018, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) has required that organizations that suffer a breach of users’ personal information conduct a risk assessment to determine if the breach poses a “real risk of...

CIRA partners with Amazon on community investment program

telecom | 01/09/2018 3:34 pm EST

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) said in a press release Monday that projects funded as part of its Community Investment Program will now have access to Amazon.com Inc.’s Amazon Web Services programs. Amazon Web Services offers cloud-based products that include database, analytic, developer tools, and Internet of Things (IoT) services, among others, according to Amazon’s website. “We are passionate about supporting the Canadian startup community, and are proud to help the Community Investment Program by offering the right tools for the right jobs that allow...