Nymity to conduct Incident Reporting Research for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada



    TORONTO, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - A leading privacy research and data protection
research services firm, Nymity, has been engaged by the Office of the Privacy
Commissioner of Canada('OPC') to conduct a research project on Incident
Reporting to the OPC.
    Led by John Jager, CIPP/C, Nymity's Vice President of Research Programs,
the project will examine how organizations are currently interacting with the
voluntary notification guidelines. Interviews conducted with leading privacy
officers across Canada will focus on a range of topics including:
    i)the impact of mandatory reporting if proposed amendments to PIPEDA are
enacted and ii) the process that organizations are using to determine when to
notify the Commissioner's office when they have experienced a breach.
    Mr.Jager comments that, "In anticipation of changes to PIPEDA, this study
will help the OPC gain an understanding of the challenges Canadian companies
may face when determining if notification to the OPC is appropriate. It also
provides companies and privacy professionals an opportunity to identify key
issues and opportunities relating to an effective mandatory reporting
environment. Nymity has conducted extensive research in the area of breach
management and we are very pleased to be working with the OPC on this
important and timely study."
    The study is being conducted anonymously, with no company identifying
information included in the study report or provided to OPC. Nymity will be
reporting specific feedback and trends where they exist and compiling any
statistical data at an industry level. Those wishing to participate should go
to www.nymity.com.

    NYMITY

    Nymity is a global privacy and data protection research services firm
with a specific focus on compliance and operational risk management. Nymity
research is currently conducted within the United States, Europe and Canada
with expansion into the Pacific-Rim and South America in 2010.





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For further information: or to schedule an interview please contact: Eva
Kanovich, Marketing Manager, eva.kanovich@nymity.com, phone: (416) 572-2411,
toll free: 1-866-369-6489

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