G7 vows to work with ISPs, social media to fight abuse of personal data by ‘foreign actors’

Canada and others members of the G7 vowed in their final communique to work directly with Internet service providers and...

June 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Only 40 per cent of Canadian firms surveyed have data breach response procedures

Half of Canadian executives say they have low or no concerns about a potential breach involving their own business, a new...

May 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Holding AI accountable: public leaders organize to ensure algorithms influencing government are ethical

In the 2002 movie Minority Report, three "Precogs" that have the God-given ability to see into the future are used to...

May 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Give privacy commissioner enforcement power, says parliamentary committee

The federal Privacy Commissioner would have the power to make orders and impose fines for companies not complying with the ...

March 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada in ‘pretty good shape’ against cyber infrastructure attacks: Goodale

Canada is in “pretty good shape” to withstand a major attack on its infrastructure, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale has...

March 2nd, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Federal budget: RCMP, CSE to get new cyber crime fighting centres

The country's biggest law enforcement and electronic security agencies are about to have their cyber crime fight capabilities increased by tens...

February 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian government suffers dozens of successful state-sponsored cyber attacks: Report

Canadian government departments are doing a better job at protecting federal IT networks, but perhaps dozens of attempts a week...

November 1st, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Companies should report more detail in breach reports: Federal privacy czar

The federal privacy commissioner's office hasn't given up hope that Ottawa will make companies include more detail about data breaches...

October 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

CATA wants the Liberals to ‘press the reset button’ to improve Canadian business growth

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) thinks Canada's federal government needs to seriously reconsider its economic agenda, and isn't afraid...

September 29th, 2017 IT World Canada Staff