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 communities."said Popa.
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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