PrivaTech Consulting

PrivaTech Consulting

April 26, 2007 09:30 ET

Free Privacy Seminar in Toronto-The Five Critical Steps to Avoiding a Privacy Breach

PrivaTech Consulting is offering two FREE evening privacy training sessions in Toronto, Ontario in June, to share practical advice on avoiding a privacy breach by implementing the key components of an effective privacy management program.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 26, 2007) - PrivaTech Consulting is making privacy training and education a top priority. In June 2007, Fazila Nurani (www.privatech.ca/about-privatech/privacy-consultant-profile/index.cfm?WT.mc_id=pr-apr07), President and Founder of PrivaTech Consulting, will lead two FREE evening sessions geared to senior executives or managers who are tasked with assessing the privacy risks within their organization or piloting a privacy compliance initiative. PrivaTech will share practical advice with the participants on implementing the following key components of an effective privacy management program:

- Internal accountability;

- Working policies and procedures;

- Personal information safeguards;

- A successful privacy training program; and

- Monitoring compliance.

Based on her experience in assisting numerous businesses and industry associations, as well as her consulting work with the Federal Privacy Commissioner's office, Nurani will provide guidance on avoiding the major mistakes made in each of these five key areas.

"Our mission is to help businesses develop the competencies to face privacy responsibilities with confidence. With the right training and education, I believe companies can be empowered to manage privacy with minimal external assistance, regardless of their size, resources or industry focus", says Nurani. "We are proud to provide companies with the knowledge they need to handle personal information responsibly and create a privacy-conscious business environment...doing so is critical to building trusting relationships with customers and employees."

"Fazila Nurani is an excellent privacy trainer. Through engaging training sessions, she has the ability to turn privacy legal requirements into understandable, highly relevant and achievable best practices", says Laura Simeoni, Director of Internal Audit Services at the Royal Bank Financial Group. "Fazila adapts to her audience to ensure she is meeting privacy training objectives. Given her extensive experience as a lawyer and consultant specialized in Canadian privacy compliance, I would highly recommend Fazila Nurani's training services."

Most privacy breaches involve simple mistakes resulting from a lack of privacy awareness. These mistakes can be costly...but they are avoidable. Attend an evening privacy training session in Toronto, Ontario and get the guidance you need to manage your privacy obligations effectively. Visit www.privatech.ca/privacy-solutions/workshops-seminars/evening-seminar/index.cfm?WT.mc_id=pr-apr07 to register. Space is limited to 20 registrants per session.

PrivaTech Consulting specializes in assisting the private and public sectors to proactively manage and mitigate privacy and information security risks. Contact PrivaTech for more information about the company's services or for client testimonials.

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