MONTREAL, Nov. 12, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The CEO of Digital Locksmiths is
proud to announce that the Office of the Information and Privacy
Commissioner of Ontario has designated the Montreal based company as a Privacy by Design (PbD) Ambassador in recognition of their application of the Principles
of Privacy by Design.
"We, at Digital Locksmiths, embed Privacy by Design as a permanent component in our planning, design and development of all
our products and business practices," said Wadih Elie Tannous, CEO of
Digital Locksmiths. "It is our principal commitment to our clients and
our community to play the role of educator and partner to deal with the
critical challenges of increasing security without diminishing privacy
Digital Locksmiths, the first Quebec based company designated as PbD
ambassador, has always believed this is not only about information
security; it is mainly about privacy with design principles touching in
three areas: IT, accountability in business practices, and physical
design including network infrastructure. If adopted early in the design
and business planning, security and privacy principles are used as a
business enabler to gain market shares and competitiveness.
"The Digital Locksmiths organization has created an end-to-end solution
that proactively embeds privacy and security protections," said Dr. Ann
Cavoukian, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner. "From early
analysis through to implementation, Digital Locksmiths embody the
positive-sum, 'win-win' approach - avoiding unnecessary trade-offs and
ensuring that the protections are user-centric."
Having the "Privacy by Design" designation not only means that the company has completed a key
milestone towards its own objective of being the "trusted authority ",
it also means the company is helping advance the future of privacy
assurance that must ideally become an organization's default mode of
About Digital Locksmiths
Digital Locksmiths is an action leader in the holistic application of security services
for both government and private sector clients, especially those in the
healthcare fields. We aid in the implementation of state-of-the-art
security technologies combating risks to integrity, trustworthiness and
availability of critical information data and systems not only for the
company but also for individuals. We believe in security at the
forefront of everything we do, helping our customers become more
competitive through the smart use and application of technology.
About the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
The Information and Privacy Commissioner is appointed by, and reports to, the Ontario Legislative Assembly, and
is independent of the government of the day. The Commissioner's mandate
includes overseeing the access and privacy provisions of the Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act and Municipal Freedom of
Information and Protection of Privacy Act, as well as the Personal
Health Information Protection Act, which applies to both public and
private sector health information custodians. A vital component of the
Commissioner's mandate is to help educate the public about access and
SOURCE: Digital Locksmiths, Inc.
For further information:
Digital Locksmiths, Inc.
888-422-5514 x 24