Dr. Ann Cavoukian's efforts to curb bullying and victimization
recognized by leading Canadian cybersafety organization.
TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy
Commissioner Ann Cavoukian is the latest recipient of the
KnowledgeFlow CyberSafety Champion award for her relentless drive to
raise awareness in support of the most important causes affecting youth
and families in the information age. "Dr. Cavoukian consistently raises
the bar across a number of important domains. Her efforts to curb the
victimization of the most vulnerable members of our society is
something that we are proud to recognize" said Claudiu Popa, CEO of
Informatica Corporation and founder of the KnowledgeFlow.ca Initiative.
The Information and Privacy Commissioner's office is renowned for
championing built-in privacy for organizations through Privacy by
Design (PbD), the gold standard in the protection of personal
information. Claudiu Popa, a PbD Ambassador and recognized security
expert said: "The Commissioner takes the same bold approach to
protecting victimized youth as with the protection of personal
information. Stop Bullying…by Design is a vision we respect enormously
and have incorporated aspects of the Commissioner's messaging within
our framework for cybersafety education." KnowledgeFlow.ca uses
corporate contributions to create educational content for youth,
parents and educators to end cyberbullying, prevent privacy breaches
and combat cybercrime that targets children.
"With this CyberSafety Champion Award, we are proud to add Dr. Cavoukian
to the growing roster of influential personalities that embody the
values every Canadian adult respects. This award is in recognition of
your outstanding contribution to the safety of our online
The cyberbullying epidemic was a key driver in establishing
KnowledgeFlow as a unique mechanism for disseminating quality
information and licensing content to community outreach organizations
across Canada. KnowledgeFlow's approach is based on a foundation of
authoritative education shared with such partners as municipal
governments, boards of education and law enforcement.
About the IPC
The Information and Privacy Commissioner's mandate includes overseeing
the access and privacy provisions of the FIPPA, MFIPPA and PHIPA, the latter applies to both public and private sector health
information custodians. The Commissioner's mandate includes educating
the public about access and privacy issues.
SOURCE: Informatica Corporation - Information Security Management
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