No reason to ship credit card data to third parties, says expert

Organizations shouldn't ship data to a third party for processing that includes sensitive subscriber credit card and verification numbers, says a...

May 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Unprotected database of thousands of Freedom Mobile subscribers found by security company

Security researchers say they found an unprotected database with personal and credit card information on thousands of Freedom Mobile subscribers...

May 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Canadians lose trust in Facebook as it battles privacy watchdogs

Facebook committed serious violations of Canadian privacy laws and failed to take responsibility for protecting the personal information of Canadians,...

April 25th, 2019 Brian Jackson

Federal privacy commissioner critical of Equifax Canada and its parent over huge breach

Equifax and its Canadian division have been criticized by the federal privacy commissioner for not offering Canadians the same post-breach...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Getting ahead of 2020 trends – Knowledge-based oversight and abundance theory

Ahead of her book launch, 'Duty of Care: An Executive Guide for Corporate Boards in the Digital Era', certified corporate...

March 19th, 2019 Alizabeth Calder

After suffering huge data breach Equifax tells Canadians they’re not doing enough to protect their data

Equifax, the company that two U.S. Congressional investigations accused of having poor cyber security after suffering a huge data breach...

March 14th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Stolen unencrypted NWT laptop held sensitive health information: News report

Encrypting data isn't cheap, nor is it necessarily easy. However, as the case of a laptop stolen in Ottawa last...

February 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia privacy commissioner blames government department for data breaches

A "serious lack of security testing" of Nova Scotia's new freedom of information website was one of the main factors that...

January 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending: Germany loses iPhones; AI predicts alzheimer’s; Marriott admits passport numbers hacked

Apple pulls iPhone models in Germany, artificial intelligence can predict alzheimer’s and Marriott gives more detail on data hack.  ...

January 7th, 2019 Meagan Simpson