Data leaks, cyber security attacks, and privacy breaches have become ever more prevalent, affecting businesses of all sizes and across all commercial sectors. In the past, many companies did not have to consider the impact of data protection, cybersecurity, and privacy law on their business. In the digital age, however, businesses cannot ignore the provincial, federal, and international requirements that govern the collection, use, and storage of individually identifiable data.
Businesses that operate wholly or partially in Canada are now governed by complex legal and regulatory frameworks for the storage, use, and protection of private data. There are serious reputational, legal, and financial consequences for organisations that do not comply with the complex legal and regulatory requirements relating to data protection, cybersecurity, and privacy law.
Whether data collection, storage, and use is ancillary to your business purpose or if it comprises a major component of your business, the legal experts in Siskinds’ Data Protection, Cybersecurity, & Privacy Law Practice Group are ready to advise you on how to minimize your enterprise risk while maximizing your organisational goals.
Areas of Expertise
Collection, storage, and use of personal data are some of the greatest drivers of the new economy. The legal landscape is continually shifting to present significant enterprise risk if individually identifiable data is not managed appropriately. Our experts are familiar with all aspects of data protection, cybersecurity, & privacy law, including:
- Compliance programs, policies, and procedures;
- Acquisition of appropriate levels of cyber insurance;
- International data transfer management;
- Incident response planning and execution;
- Know Your Client and Anti Money Laundering policies & procedures;
- Data security, data loss and data breach planning & prevention; and
- Anti-spam compliance.
Providing Professional Representation to Our Clients
Siskinds is one of Canada’s leading law firms. With a team including commercial, franchise, health care, class actions, software licencing and distribution, intellectual property, and municipal lawyers, Siskinds has the expertise to assist you in all matters pertaining to data protection, cybersecurity, and privacy law. We have extensive experience acting on behalf of clients ranging from start-ups to multi-national organisations. Our team is ready to help your business solve any privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity issues that you encounter.