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DPW 2022: How your data is disclosed

January 25, 2022

Can UBC employees disclose personal information to other employees? How about a student’s parents? Or the police?

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DPW 2022: How your data is collected

January 24, 2022

No doubt you’re accustomed to being asked for your consent to the collection of your personal information. That’s because the private-sector privacy laws that cover businesses and other private organizations are based on consent.

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Data Privacy Week 2022

December 15, 2021

Did you know that recent changes to British Columbia’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act could greatly affect how you learn and work at UBC? 

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Not just another phishing announcement

November 16, 2021

Here is a Privacy Matters @ UBC article about phishing.

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Ransomware Poses a Threat to National Security

November 16, 2021

During the Privacy Matters @ UBC Symposium 2021, we had the pleasure of hearing a cybersecurity update from a representative of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

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Time for a Digital Declutter!

October 29, 2021

While we may be aware that our digital files and emails desperately need to be sorted through and cleaned up, perhaps the thought of tackling such tasks feels overwhelming.

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