The latest thinking and news from the CIO Strategy Council.
National Technical Specification for Digital Credentials to Provide Greater Privacy and Security for Canadians
With a growing need for reliable methods to confirm digital identities and documents as the economy pivots online, the Standards Council of Canada (SCC) has engaged the CIO Strategy Council to develop a technical specification that will bring widespread use of digital credentials a step closer. Digital credentials are electronic representations of the physical certificates
The CIO Strategy Council and NuEnergy.ai are pleased to announce they have partnered on a program to support Canadian enterprises with artificial intelligence (AI) governance. An interactive faculty-driven curriculum will be delivered to four company cohorts, focusing on the best practices and standards that businesses need to consider as they bring new products to market.
This opinion article by Keith Jansa, CIOSC executive director, and Michel Girard, senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, first appeared in the Globe and Mail. According to recent media reports, Facebook exploits data to allow advertisers to target inappropriate content at children that may damage their health. Last month, Apple unveiled a feature that allows iPhone
OTTAWA, April 14, 2021 – In December of 2020 the Standards Policy Committee at the CIO Strategy Council tasked the Council’s technical committee on data governance to commence its work on the development of “CAN/CIOSC 100-8: Data Governance – Part 8: Framework for Geo-Residency and Sovereignty”. The national standard aims to specify the minimum requirements for
CIO Strategy Council Publishes Specification and Launches Public Consultation for Responsible Contact Tracing in the Workplace Standard
OTTAWA, April 7, 2021 – The CIO Strategy Council is pleased to announce the publication of a Publicly Available Specification, CIOSC/PAS 100-6:2021, Data Governance – Part 6: Specification for the responsible collection and use of digital contact tracing and monitoring data in the workplace. The Specification responds to an urgent market need and represents the
Read the latest from CIO Strategy Council Executive Director, Keith Jansa, and Board Member of the Canadian RegTech Association, Paul Childerhose, on How national standards can help define the future of AI Featured In IT World Canada
“Institutions across the financial services sector have embraced the use of AI and machine learning to reduce costs and risk. Applications from automating client support interactions and assessing a client’s creditworthiness to detecting and preventing fraudulent credit card activities have boosted efficiency while also providing enhanced consumer protections.” To read more, please click here.