Daniel Michaluk Quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily on Ottawa Releasing Proposed Regulations on Data Breach Notifications

Daniel Michaluk Quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily on Ottawa Releasing Proposed Regulations on Data Breach Notifications

The Lawyer’s Daily quoted Hicks Morley’s Daniel Michaluk in a September 14, 2017 article titled “Ottawa releases proposed regulations on data breach notifications.” The article explores how private sector organizations following federal privacy law will have to provide breach notifications to customers and the privacy commissioner where it is reasonable to believe that the breach creates a “real risk of significant harm.”

The regulations “make it clear” that direct notification will be the “default way” that organizations will be expected to inform affected individuals of a data breach” said Daniel. “When a corporation wants to provide indirect notification in lieu of direct notification, they will need to meet this prohibitive cost standard.”

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