Edelman is the only public relations firm in Canada with a dedicated Data Security & Privacy team.

Our team helps organizations navigate the increasingly complex environment surrounding the collection, use, and protection of data.

We manage a range of security and privacy issues, including data breaches, ransomware attacks and security breaches. Boasting a large global footprint of privacy and security communications experts and a strong network understanding of the cybersecurity landscape environment, we have extensive experience supporting companies across all industries, including the healthcare, financial services, retail, manufacturing, technology, government, and education sectors.

In addition to helping organizations communicate quickly and thoughtfully following a data incident, we help companies proactively plan and train against potential security and privacy issues, define their privacy narratives and influence the policy agenda.

Greg Vanier, Senior Vice-President, Crisis & Risk

Greg Vanier is Senior Vice President for Edelman Canada, and National Lead of Edelman’s Data Security and Privacy Group.

As an experienced crisis strategist, Greg works with some of Canada’s most recognizable brands, helping them evolve, promote and protect their reputations. As Lead of Edelman Canada’s Data Security and Privacy Practice, Greg’s team has helped dozens of Canadian companies respond to cyber security incidents and navigate the ever-increasing public and regulatory expectations around the collection and use of personal data. He is well known within the cyber response industry, and frequently presents at conferences on the topic.