Category: Governance

EU privacy chief expects first round of fines under new law by year-end

Regulators are set to exercise their new powers by handing out fines and even temporary bans on companies that breach a new EU privacy law, with the first round of sanctions expected by the end of the year, the bloc's privacy chief said.

Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

It's the final call, say scientists, the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures.

Getting the packaging right: international guide just updated

An international guide has just been revised to help organizations ensure their packaging meets growing consumer needs.

Irish Data Protection Commission confirms Facebook probe is underway

Facebook could face a potential €1.6bn fine under GDPR rules if found guilty of wrongdoing.

FDA: Pesticide levels in most domestic and imported foods meet EPA legal limits

This week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues the results of its fiscal year 2016 Pesticide Residue Monitoring Program.

Training schedule update

Upcoming training and ISO Certification opportunities with ContinuityLink this fall.

Elections Quebec warns of fraudulent calls and texts circulating for today’s vote

Agency says some people have received automated calls saying election is postponed.

How France created the metric system

It is one of the most important developments in human history, affecting everything from engineering to international trade to political systems.

Disrupting the supply chain: What happens to the black market when cannabis becomes legal?

The National Post spoke to people involved in the black market — from growers and dispensaries to a pot lounge owner — to find out what they plan to do on Oct. 17

Data firm hit with first ever GDPR notice!

A Canadian analytics firm that worked for Vote Leave has received the UK's first formal notice under a key data law, the UK's data protection watchdog has confirmed.

Broken backups: Why backup alone isn’t enough to ensure business continuity

Determining your risk profile is the first step when it comes to improving how your business backs up data.

Why compliance is a business enabler, not a hindrance

Compliance isn’t just a bureaucratic nuisance. When done properly, it can contribute greatly to the strategic governance of the overall organization.