July 24, 2019


Privacy Related Resources

Links to several Privacy related web sites that I use on a regular basis. 

Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) 
The Act sets out rules for the collection, use and disclosure of personal health information
Visit the PHIPA site

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)
The Act requires that the government protect the privacy of an individual’s personal information existing in government records.
Visit the FIPPA site

Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA)
Federal privacy law for private-sector organizations. It sets out the ground rules for how businesses must handle personal information in the course of commercial activity.
Visit the PIPEDA site

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC)
The IPC acts independently of government to uphold and protect access to information and privacy rights in Ontario
Visit the IPC site

Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada provides advice and information for individuals about protecting personal information. We also enforce two federal privacy laws that set out the rules for how federal government institutions and certain businesses must handle personal information.
Visit of OPCC site

Security Related Resources

Links to several Information Security related web sites that I use on a regular basis. 

NIST Cybersecurity Framework
This voluntary Framework consists of standards, guidelines, and best practices to manage cybersecurity-related risk.  The Cybersecurity Framework’s prioritized, flexible, and cost-effective approach helps to promote the protection and resilience of critical infrastructure and other sectors important to the economy and national security.
Visit the NIST Cybersecurity Framework page

Krebs on Security
KrebsOnSecurity is a top source for investigative reporting on cybercrime and Internet security. 
Visit the Krebs On Security site

The HornetSecurity Secuirty Incident Center provides information on most recent Security Incidents
HornetSecurity IT Security Incident Center

Interesting Links

I have posted some links here to sites that I think are interesting.

Live Starlink Satellite Map
This site shows the real time location of each SpaceX Starlink satellite and Ground Station used for High Speed Internet.
Satellite Map

Starlink Availability Map
Interested in getting Starlink? Use the Availability Map to see if your area has availability or if you will be places on their Waiting List for services.
Starlink Availability Map

Submarine Cable Map
This site shows the locations and details of each submarine cable in the world that is the main mechanism of transport for the Internet.