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Author Archive - Maanit Zemel

Maanit Zemel is a commercial litigator admitted to practice in Ontario and New York, with substantial experience and expertise in internet and social media law, including Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), online defamation, cyberbullying and cyber-security. Read more

Some legal pitfalls of security breaches to your company’s electronic data

The recent loss of a Canadian government hard drive containing personal information of receivers of student loans and the ensuing class action lawsuit are a stark reminder of how easy it is to be exposed to the pitfalls of data security breaches. In this day and age, when company data is stored on small, mobile devices, all it takes is an absent-minded employee leaving their USB key or smarthpone on the subway.

 

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