Vendor Risk Management for Data Breach Avoidance and PIPEDA Compliance

44% of data breaches are caused by third party vendors, according to a recent survey by eSentire.

Are your vendors and service providers handling your client and employee Personally Identfiable Information with the required diligence? Often, the Privacy and Security practices of your selected vendors fall short of those of your own organization and of the legilsated requirements of PIPEDA and similar legislation. HLB’s Vendor Risk Management services are designed to determine the risk that your vendors pose and identify the actions required to close these gaps.

The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.
Our approach covers all aspect of data breach and privacy compliance risk including:
  • Cultural/Training/Awareness
  • I&IT Policies
  • IT and Network Security
  • Data Storage and Data Sharing Practices
  • Permissions, Encryption and End of Lifecycle Information Management Practices

Our team uses a mix of onsite assessment interviews and facility inspection, combined with deep content analysis of information on the network to determine the risk each vendor poses to your organization.


In a short amount of time HLB was able to educate us on the key aspects of PIPEDA legislation and compliance.

They did so by using plain language, making it easy for our team to gain a solid understanding of the legislative requirements. HLB brought a process to the table which quickly identified areas of improvement while documenting areas that were in good standing. Their team is highly knowledgeable when ...Read More

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