New Trudeau government will deal with privacy regulations, wireless

When Justin Trudeau is sworn into office as the country's newest Prime Minister shortly, he'll have a lot on his...

October 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Knowing the unknowable: the challenge of complying with the Digital Privacy Act

We have all heard the well worn joke about the manager who commands “I need a complete list of the...

September 17th, 2015 Mark Olson

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New federal privacy law in effect, but not mandatory data breach disclosure – yet

The devil is in the details, is an old saying. When it comes to laws, it might be "the devil...

June 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Telus shows how big data and privacy can work together

For many organizations the promise of big data is the ability to deliver the right tailored offer to customers at...

June 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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First steps to cyber risk management

Lots of organizations today are struggling to find options that can effectively help deal with cyber security threats, including assessing...

May 24th, 2015 Robert Cordray


Ontario Education department suffers loss of email addresses

An Ontario government department has learned the hard way about the need to secure a Web site. The Education ministry...

March 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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#ITWCchats: Mobile device management Twitter chat recap

Updated Feb. 26, 4:00 pm E.S.T. We just had one of our liveliest and fast-paced Twitter chats yet, there were...

February 19th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed


Study shows problems with anonymizing data to improve security

With an increasing number of organizations looking to leverage so-called big data comes increasing risk that the datasets created could...

February 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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80 per cent of Canadians will choose a business on its privacy reputation: Survey

Businesses and governments in doubt about customer attitudes are towards data privacy have a new measurement tool: According to a...

January 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon