The rapid growth of data

The rapid growth of data

With emerging technologies like wearables, virtual reality and mobile payment platforms, enterprises are seeing an explosion of new sources of...

January 10th, 2017 IT World Canada Team

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Privacy commissioners urge Ottawa to be careful on defeating encryption

Parliament should be cautious before passing laws forcing organizations and people to open encryption systems, say Canada's privacy commissioners. In...

December 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia privacy breach shows why faxing personal information must end

Nova Scotia's privacy commissioner is urging the provincial health authority to stop allowing doctors to send faxes with sensitive information...

November 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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How court ruling on CSIS data collection impacts the enterprise

The uproar earlier this month about Canada’s domestic intelligence agency unlawfully keeping telecom metadata raises the issue of privacy officers ensuring...

November 17th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Salesforce Einstein poses data-sharing dilemma for CIOs

SAN FRANCISCO — Salesforce administrators are going to have a new choice to make when the winter update is pushed...

October 6th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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Federal data breaches up 16 per cent, Canadian privacy commissioner reports

The number of material data breaches suffered by federal government departments increased 16 per cent to 298 for the 12...

September 27th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Most makers of IoT devices still don’t explain how personal info is used: Report

Makers of Internet-connected devices are still not being up front enough with buyers about the amount and handling of personal...

September 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

Top tips for securing big data environments

Top tips for securing big data environments

Protecting data security is a detailed, continuous responsibility which should be part of every best practice. Organizations that know their...

September 2nd, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Ashley Madison attack aided by credentials theft: Report

Poor administrator identity and access management controls were at the heart of last year’s huge data breach at Avid Life...

August 24th, 2016 Howard Solomon