In this electronic age, many employers will make offers of employment via email. When the offer is being made to an individual in another province or country, an issue may arise as to what jurisdiction will govern when a dispute arises.
With an overabundance of information being stored or created in electronic format, and various tools for turning data (i.e., personally identifiable information, intellectual property, credit card) into cash, goods, and other services, the risks of doing business have increased. We are hearing more and more about attacks where the target is sensitive data, and the perpetrators are those with elevated levels of trust and access within the business.
Established in 1995, First Reference Inc. (known as La Référence in Quebec) provides Canadian organizations of any size with practical and authoritative resources to help ensure compliance.