TJX mishandled private data, Commissioner says

TJX mishandled private data, Commissioner says

TJX and its retail companies collected too much information, held it too long and used inadequate encryption technology to protect...

September 25th, 2007 Shane Schick

In Canada, your picture’s worth a thousand words for privacy

In Canada, your picture’s worth a thousand words for privacy

Walk down the street in the U.S. and your image belongs to anyone and everyone. But walk down the street...

September 18th, 2007 Lisa Williams

Opposition to Real ID escalates in the US

Opposition to Real ID escalates in the US

The most recent group to join the mounting opposition against the Real ID bill in the U.S. is the Department...

May 14th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

No-holds-barred Betty

No-holds-barred Betty

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEIf Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin finds himself in the news this week - and he...

April 11th, 2007 Jaikumar Vijayan

ChoicePoint data breach victims didn

ChoicePoint data breach victims didn

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEWhen ChoicePoint became one of the first companies to admit to a high-profile data breach involving sensitive...

April 10th, 2007 Jon Brodkin

SWIFT ruling highlights gaps in Canadas privacy laws

SWIFT ruling highlights gaps in Canadas privacy laws

A recent ruling by Canada's Privacy Commissioner has brought into sharp focus gaps in our privacy legislation. Jennifer Stoddart, recently...

April 4th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

SWIFT ruling highlights “gaps” in Canada’s privacy laws

SWIFT ruling highlights “gaps” in Canada’s privacy laws

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEA recent ruling by Canada's Privacy Commissioner has brought into sharp focus "gaps" in our privacy legislation....

April 3rd, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Internet tablet a geek

Internet tablet a geek

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLENokia's N800 Internet Tablet is one of those devices that's fascinating and unique enough to make a...

January 25th, 2007 David Haskin

Data loss sweeping at US govt agencies, report says

Data loss sweeping at US govt agencies, report says

Loss of personal data at U.S. government agencies is all too common, according to a report released by the House...

October 17th, 2006 Linda Rosencrance