News that WhatsApp will now share user info with Facebook raises data privacy issues

Users of instant messaging service WhatsApp will see their account information - including their phone numbers - shared with Facebook...

August 26th, 2016 Brian Jackson

How Private is your Data? A North American Perspective

How Private is your Data? A North American Perspective

In our modern information age, the issue of data privacy is still of top concern for many corporations. As more...

May 22nd, 2016 IT World Canada Team

The Panama Papers: What does this data breach mean for IT and cybersecurity?

The Panama Papers were released by a hacker who broke into the servers of Mossack Fonseca.  So those papers are stolen...

April 27th, 2016 Donna Lindskog

Data Privancy in the cloud: Five current issues in compliance

Data Privancy in the cloud: Five current issues in compliance

Cloud computing has revolutionized how people live and work; however, at the same time IT professionals must now navigate new...

April 25th, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Staff have privacy rights even if company provides devices, CPOs told

Talk, not spy technology, should be one of  the first weapons employers should use if they suspect employee misuse of...

April 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Ten tips from Canada’s privacy commissioner to prevent employee data snooping

Six years ago a bank employee was caught going through the financial records of another staff member who was in...

April 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Email addresses of BC bureaucrats are private, official rules in metadata case

Access to government information and privacy are rights that often clash, with federal, provincial and municipal governments refusing to release...

November 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

SharePoint requires another layer of security in the age of cloud computing

SharePoint isn’t going anywhere in the age of cloud-based collaboration and content management, and there continues to be a market...

November 3rd, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Why boards should be paying close attention to cyber security

It wasn’t too long ago that cyber security wasn’t even on the radar of most senior executives and boards of...

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