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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

Driving a strategic approach to security, privacy and compliance

As cybersecurity continues to affect the bottom line, the need to continually assess and improve your security program is paramount. Working with RSM allows you to reduce risks while still realizing the efficiencies of your security program. Whether you have a mature security program, are looking to better understand the impacts of regulation, or have experienced a breach, RSM works with you throughout the process to ensure that you can focus on growing your business.

To compound an already complex cyber landscape, companies now are facing liability for significant penalties even when no data breach occurs due to new compliance requirements dictating how sensitive data can be stored and used. With evolving data privacy regulations, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), organizations must be aware of how they are handling their customers' personal data, including customer permission to even possess the data, and the different regulations they are required to comply with.

RSM’s risk consultants combine industry and technical experience to tailor our approach to your unique business. This allows us to identify your highest risks and help plan for protection and compliance, both now and in the long term. We work with you to:

  • Assess physical, cyber and personnel vulnerabilities from various attack scenarios
  • Design, implement and manage your enterprise security program
  • Develop a program to proactively comply with evolving data privacy regulations
  • Use digital forensics for swift attention to security breaches or civil/criminal litigation issues
  • Build a compliance program that aligns to various regulations such as GDPR, PCI, NIST, PHIPA and HITRUST
  • Develop an agile governance structure across all facets of security that aligns with your business strategy
  • Build a culture and awareness around key cybersecurity considerations

With guidance from RSM’s security, compliance and privacy risk consultants, you can drive your business forward with confidence, knowing your most important assets are protected.

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We proudly sponsor and participate in events that provide innovative ideas and opportunities for you to improve and grow your business.

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2019 AMO Conference: Municipalities - Ontario's Frontline

From August 18 – 21, RSM will be exhibiting at the 2019 Association of Municipalities Ontario’s Annual Conference and Trade Show.

  • August 18, 2019

IN-PERSON EVENT

Red Deer Royals 2019 Golf Classic

RSM is proud to sponsor the Red Deer Royals’ 2019 Golf Classic taking place on August 26 at the Red Deer Golf and Country Club.

  • August 26, 2019

IN-PERSON EVENT

CPA Ontario's Practice Management and Tax Summit

RSM’s Rishma Jessi and Sunny Jaggi will be presenting on Sept. 6 examining the rules governing tax on split income.

  • September 06, 2019

IN-PERSON EVENT

6th Annual Central Alberta Wing Fest Fundraiser

RSM is excited to sponsor this year’s Wing Fest organized by the Rotaract Club of Red Deer and the Rotary Club of Red Deer Urban Spirits.

  • September 07, 2019