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Canadian developments in digital identity

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Digital identity is increasingly becoming a hot topic globally and Canada is no exception. For example, amendments to the Bank Act (and equivalent legislation in respect of federal insurance companies and federal loan and trust companies) have recently been introduced permitting federally regulated financial institutions to provide “identification, authentication or verification services”.

 

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Estonian blockchain-based ID card security flaw raises issues about identity

On August 30, 2017, an international team of security researchers notified the Estonian government of a security vulnerability affecting the digital use of Estonian ID cards issued to around half of the Estonian population. Affecting 750,000 ID cards issued to a population of 1.3 million, the Estonian Information System Authority (RIA) has taken measures to restrict some of the ID card’s security features until a permanent solution is found.

 

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Getting privacy and IT departments on the same team

Privacy professionals and engineers are often tasked with the same goal: to protect personal information. Given that shared objective, why are there so many difficulties between IT and privacy teams? That was the crux of the conversation Friday at the IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress during the breakout session “Same Planet, Different Worlds: Getting […]

 

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