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Friday, May 6 • 14:20 - 15:10
Public or Private - How you might be breaking the law every day.

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At Echosec, we deal with vast amounts of social media data every day, all of it generated by people. You might be surprised to know how cautious BC and Canadian privacy legislation can be when it comes to this public information, plus many other forms of data including customer records, marketing information, and even email contact lists!

This talk geared towards anyone who works with data about people, especially when those individuals are Canadian. During this talk, you will learn what data is actually defined as personal, how you are required to store and manage that data, and some best practices for ensuring that you do not violate privacy regulations! If the acronyms 'PIPA', 'PIPEDA', or 'CAN-SPAM' mean nothing to you, you might want to hear this talk!


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Nick Turner

Speaker, Echosec Systems
Nick Turner completed his Software Engineering degree from the University of Victoria in 2013. Nick co-founded and currently serves as the Chief Security and Information Officer and the Chief Privacy Officer of Echosec Systems. Nick is also actively completing his Masters Degree in the field of Big Data, Software Scalability, and Network Security. At Echosec, he is responsible for developing the software infrastructure strategy and working with... Read More →


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