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Cassels Brock Lawyers Author Article in National Post on the State of Cyber-Readiness in Canada

An opinion piece on the importance of cyber security ("It's Time to Beef Up Our Cyber Defences") written by Marlon Hylton and Bernice Karn has been published by the National Post:

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Building Your Toolbox: IIROC Issues Guides For Dealers to Manage Cybersecurity Risks

Just before the holidays, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”) – a national organization that regulates securities dealers operating in Canada - released two cybersecurity guides to assist dealers manage their cybersecurity risks and to effectively respond in the event of a cyber incident.

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Cassels Brock's Bernice Karn Named "Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer" by the National Law Journal

Cassels Brock is pleased to announce that Bernice Karn, a member of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP’s cybersecurity team has been named a 2015 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer by the National Law Journal (NLJ).

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Dec 2, 2015
Guiding Principles for Cybersecurity Oversight by Board Members

Last week, the Global Network of Director Institutes (“GNDI”), an international network of director institutes promoting good corporate governance, released a paper outlining the overarching principles that should guide decisions made by corporate board members when it comes to cybersecurity oversight.

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Nov 30, 2015
2016 Global Cybersecurity Assurance Report Card (by Tenable Network Security, Inc.)

Over the last twelve months the world has seen costly and destructive cyberattacks target organizations of all sizes regardless of industry or geography. With attackers breaching the world’s cyber defenses seemingly at will, the ability of organizations to successfully defend themselves against a proliferating threat environment has become uncertain. At risk are the private data of citizens, billions in international business revenue and the security of nations. With so much at stake, organizations need to know where their security programs are effective and where they are falling short.

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Nov 23, 2015
Cyber Threats to Critical Infrastructure on the Minister of Public Safety’s Radar

On November 13, 2015, as part of the new Canadian Prime Minister’s commitment to an open and transparent government, ministerial mandate letters were made public. These letters outline a broad framework for what ministers are expected to accomplish, including specific policy objectives and challenges to be addressed. While they are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all files that a Minister needs to address, they provide insight in terms of the government’s overall priorities for the ministry.

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