Issues in Access to Information and Privacy Protection

1657 WordsFeb 1, 20187 Pages
Canadian Policies to Thwart Terrorist and Criminal Activities: Issues in Access to Information and Privacy Protection Outline Introduction Canadian Terror Policies Canadian Criminal Activity Policy Cyber Attacks Access to Information Privacy Protection Plans for the Future Conclusion Canadian Policies to Thwart Terrorist and Criminal Activities: Issues in Access to Information and Privacy Protection Introduction There are many countries where terrorist activities are simply a part of life and where criminal activities are commonplace. Even in well-developed countries there can be problems. One of the most insidious of these activities, however, is cybercrime. It may seem less dangerous because it is not physically damaging to the person who is being targeted, but gaining access toa person's private information can cause serious damage to that person's good name and reputation, along with his or her credit, ability to obtain employment, and other parts of life. Something has to be done, but by the time issues are corrected there are new issues appearing. It can feel like a losing battle. Because of constant technological change, new challenges are arising regarding information access and privacy. Canadian Terror Policies Every country has policies on how to handle terrorist activities. In Canada, it is a four-step plan: prevent, detect, deny, and respond (Public, 2012). In other words, it is always best to prevent any terrorism from taking
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