In an effort to embed privacy at the forefront of artificial intelligence and the use of big data, Dr. George Tomko and Dr. Ann Cavoukian have introduced “SmartData”, an evolution of Privacy by Design. Last week, Forbes’s regular contributor, Hessie Jones published an exciting article on the latest advances in artificial intelligence with respect to privacy highlighting some of the ethical challenges that privacy and information specialists are facing to date. In the article, Dr. Tomko shared his thoughts on how the current internet environment has been constrained by the misinformation and online propaganda from large digital platforms, who have […]
New organization created to educate governments and businesses on how to develop policies and technologies where privacy, public safety and Big Data work together for positive-sum, win-win outcomes.
Today’s announcement by six banks that they are jointly investing $20.5 million ($27 milion CDN) in a fin-tech start-up called SecureKey is part of an ambitious plan to roll out a national digital identity network in Canada that aims to offer a secure way for consumers to exchange all types of personal data.
Privacy By Design (PbD) was developed by former Ontario, Canada Information & Privacy Commissioner, Dr. Ann Cavoukian in the late 1990s. As a framework of foundational principles for protecting individual consumer’s data privacy rights, PbD’s promotion of strong privacy defaults, effective notice, and empowerment of user-friendly privacy options has been widely acclaimed by privacy professionals worldwide. Yet it would be wrong to say that the principles of PbD have been aggressively applied in actual practice. Why not?