Canadian Lawyer TV EP 19: Managing Cybersecurity Risk in Contracts


Many companies acquire IT services from third-party service providers where the service providers host or otherwise acquire data and other confidential information of a company. In this context, software services "in the cloud" may involve hosting by the service provider of a company's data and other confidential information. The service provider's standard form contract will typically seek to minimize its risk regarding breaches of a company's confidential information.