Public Sector Archives - Page 2

Over the last year, 28 million Canadians impacted by data breaches: privacy commissioner

In the last 12 months, the personal information of approximately 28 million Canadians was affected by corporate hacks or mismanagement,...

November 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New deal with Sidewalk Labs a huge win, says Waterfront Toronto’s privacy consultant

Earlier this week Waterfront Toronto’s privacy consultant Ann Cavoukian was shocked to find out about a confidential Sidewalk Labs document...

October 31st, 2019 Alex Coop

Twitter says it will no longer accept political advertising on its platform

Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey made a surprise announcement this afternoon, telling the world on Twitter that the social...

October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Ontario Science Centre suffers data breach, exposes 174,000 names and addresses

The names and email addresses of 174,000 members, donors, and customers of camps and birthday parties at the Ontario Science...

October 30th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Canadian municipalities are on an island fighting ransomware, and hackers are barely trying

Ransomware reared its ugly head many times this year, but as the barrier to entry for deploying ransomware becomes frighteningly...

October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop
Parliament Hill - Ottawa sunset

Optiv Canada and SailPoint awarded SLSA by federal government

Optiv Canada Federal Inc. and SailPoint Technologies Inc. are joining forces to support government clients to centrally govern access to...

October 24th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Allow municipalities to share their IT product security assessments, urges infosec pro

ORILLIA, Ont. -- With stretched budgets and small IT departments many municipalities have trouble deciding which hardware, software, cloud and...

October 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Renfrew County uses drones to deliver defib units 7 minutes faster than ambulances

Every second counts when someone is having a heart attack, and paramedics in Eastern Ontario have found a way to...

October 15th, 2019 Buckley Smith

UPEI’s Dana Sanderson | A 2019 CanadianCIO of the Year finalist

This is one in a series of profiles of tech leaders named as a finalist for the 2019 ITAC CanadianCIO...

October 11th, 2019 Glenn Weir