Revenue Canada adds internal fraud detection software

The online activities of civil servants at the Canada Revenue Agency are going to watched more closely after the government...

November 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Wind Mobile now in new hands

Ottawa has approved the restructuring of Wind Mobile's ownership. Now the question is what direction the new shareholders will point...

November 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Metadata needs protection, warns privacy commissioner

If CSOs and privacy officials have any doubts that metadata can be used to find personal information on an individual, a new paper from the...

November 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Federal data breaches up again

The number of data breaches reported to the federal privacy commissioner by bureaucrats increased, hitting a record high according to...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Collaboration tool on Ottawa’s list

A maker of a collaboration tool that gives access to Microsoft software from mobile devices is now on the Canadian...

October 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

M2M will bring government regulation, predicts IT consultant

The so-called Internet of Things sparks two emotions among security professionals: A certainty that government regulation will be needed to...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Privacy Act goes to committee

The second of the Harper government's pieces of digital legislation has been steadily going through the Senate, but it may now...

October 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Ottawa announces second action plan on open data

The Harper government will issue a new order exhorting federal bureaucrats to maximize their efforts to release eligible government data...

October 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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IBM wins a federal data centre contract

IBM Canada has won a multi-year contract to provide and manage one of the new data centres the federal government...

October 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon