About Imran Ahmad

Imran Ahmad specialises in cybersecurity, privacy and technology law. He works closely with clients to develop and implement practical strategies related to evolving cyberthreats and data breaches. He helps clients navigate through complex provincial and federal legal and regulatory regimes when it comes to compliance, due diligence and risk allocation, security, and data breach incident preparedness and response. Imran acts as "breach counsel" in the event of a cybersecurity incident, retaining and co-ordinating the work of cybersecurity experts in order to ensure optimal outcomes. He also provides representation in the event of an investigation, an enforcement action or a litigation. Imran is the author of Canada's first legal incident preparation and response handbook, entitled Cybersecurity in Canada: A Guide to Best Practices, Planning, and Management (LexisNexis, August 2017). He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Law, where he teaches privacy and cybersecurity law.


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