Data Privacy Day: Privacy pros worry about inadequate budgets

Organizations are taking data privacy more seriously, but a new survey suggests many systems audit professionals feel they still don't...

January 28th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Companies that ‘sweep data breaches under the rug’ are paying a huge price, says KPMG

Media coverage is still what prompts several Canadian organizations to respond effectively to data breaches, not the country’s privacy legislation,...

January 28th, 2021 Alex Coop

Privacy. Security of personal data

Data protection rules are nothing if they aren’t enforced, says Canadian privacy official

Many organizations have no shortage of rules to protect the personal data they collect. But, says an official of the...

January 28th, 2021 Howard Solomon

Cybersecurity in the age of asymmetric warfare I An interview with Tim McCreight, chief security officer at The City of Calgary

Co-Written by Robert Brennan Hart and Edward Wilson-Smythe   War is never easy; but, historically speaking, it used to be...

November 20th, 2020 Robert Brennan Hart

Ontario’s privacy consultation could lead to new private sector data protection laws, but not everyone is thrilled about it

With its announcement last week about a public consultation to "improving provincial privacy laws," Ontario is signalling it's willing to...

August 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Clearview AI cancels contract with RCMP, says it’s no longer offering its facial recognition tech in Canada

With files from Pragya Sehgal    Bowing to months of pressure from Canadian privacy regulators, American facial recognition provider Clearview...

July 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian privacy commissioners to investigate Tim Hortons data collection practices

Developing   Canada's privacy commissioner and three provincial counterparts have launched an investigation into Tim Hortons' mobile app for how...

June 29th, 2020 Tom Li

Privacy. Security of personal data

Data Privacy Day warning: Organizations that succeed take privacy seriously

Businesses should be worried that Canadians increasingly don't trust them to handle their personal data and information generated through online...

January 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Avast antivirus allegedly sold identifiable personal information to third parties

Avast has never made its data collection practices a secret, but a joint report by Vice's Motherboard and PCMag has...

January 27th, 2020 Tom Li