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CIO Strategy Council Spearheads the Development of a National Standard for Health Data and Information Governance

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world, bringing economies to a standstill and stretching healthcare systems, it also presented us with many opportunities to strengthen Canada’s digital ecosystem. Notably for our Canadian health care system. Challenges that Canadian health information organizations faced in the wake of the pandemic to access safe and trusted, accurate, quality and timely health data have been debilitating. The country has

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CIO Strategy Council and Data Collaboration Alliance Sign Partnership to Advance Data Governance Standards for The Canadian ICT Ecosystem

TORONTO, October 28, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council (CIOSC) and the Data Collaboration Alliance (DCA) today announced a partnership to advance new research and standards for data ownership ownership and governance in Canada. Increasing focus on Data Ownership In jurisdictions throughout the World, there’s a growing awareness that data generated by private citizens, businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations has significant value, but has also raised

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CIO Strategy Council and CyberNB Partner to Bolster Canada’s Cyber Readiness and Digital Resiliency

TORONTO, October 26, 2020 – Today, the CIO Strategy Council and CyberNB announced a new partnership to bolster Canada’s cyber readiness and digital resiliency. This partnership aims to advance cybersecurity knowledge, expertise and collaboration among public, private and not for profit organizations across all sectors of the economy. By working together, the Council and CyberNB will drive the creation of intellectual capital to advance cybersecurity resiliency through the

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CIO Strategy Council Leads Development of National Standards for Privacy Compliance and Access Control Professionals

TORONTO, October 14, 2020 – Mounting calls for an overhaul to privacy and data protection regimes around the world have some countries enacting a new set of online rights for citizens, while others are embarking on needed changes.   With increasing regulatory complexities as well as increasing stakeholder and public expectations, there are continuously growing demands put upon access and privacy

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Webcast: “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”: Chapter #2 with Maria Churchill

In our continuous effort to improve Canada’s global competitiveness, the CIO Strategy Council is pleased to be partnering up with Deloitte Canada and launch our new monthly webcast series called “Conversations with Tech Leaders shaping the Future of Canada”.    On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12:00 PM EST, join us for an interview with Maria Churchill, CIO of Deloitte Canada. The interview will be 45

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Correction to CAN/CIOSC 100-1:2020, CAN/CIOSC 100-2:2020, CAN/CIOSC 101:2019 and CAN/CIOSC 103-1:2020

TORONTO, October 8, 2020 – The CIO Strategy Council notifies users having downloaded CAN/CIOSC 100-1:2020, CAN/CIOSC 100-2:2020, CAN/CIOSC 101:2019 and CAN/CIOSC 103-1:2020 of changes made to the conformity assessment provision in the Introduction of the French editions.  The French editions contained an error in the translation from the English editions.   Provision in English editions:  “This Standard is intended for conformity assessment.”  Original provision in French editions:  « La norme doit être utilisée aux fins de l’évaluation de la conformité. »  New provision in French editions:  « La norme est conçue pour être utilisée dans l’évaluation de la conformité. » 

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