Online retailers flouting privacy laws

Online retailers flouting privacy laws

Be careful with the secrets you reveal to on-line retailers. You just don’t know where your personal data could end...

June 12th, 2006

Data theft could prompt US federal privacy law

Data theft could prompt US federal privacy law

A massive security breach at the U.S. Department of VeteransAffairs (VA) this month may refocus Congress on stalled data breachlegislation,...

June 5th, 2006 Grant Gross

Tape sale not BC ministry policy, says probe panel

Tape sale not BC ministry policy, says probe panel

Investigators looking into the sale of 41 high-capacity tapes containing 77,000 personal medical files at a government auction in British...

March 15th, 2006 Rosie Lombardi

Data breach costs ChoicePoint record US$15 million

Data breach costs ChoicePoint record US$15 million

ChoicePoint Inc., the data broker that set off a national debate after disclosing a data breach early in 2005, will...

January 26th, 2006 Grant Gross

Bank tape lost with data on 90,000 clients

Bank tape lost with data on 90,000 clients

A computer tape from a Connecticut bank containing personal data on 90,000 customers was lost in transit recently, the bank...

January 12th, 2006 Stephen Lawson

Canadians content with government e-services

Canadians content with government e-services

While largely happy with the quality of e-services provided by the public sector, Canadians still have concerns around the privacy...

December 11th, 2005 Lisa Williams

Taking a FIM approach

Taking a FIM approach

Canadians are taking advantage of available online services because they’re faster, more efficient and more convenient than traditional delivery methods....

September 8th, 2005 Tammy McCausland

Big guns agog over googling

Big guns agog over googling

Maybe the pressure of being the next Microsoft has finally got to Google and its mild-mannered CEO, Eric Schmidt. I’m...

September 1st, 2005 Paul McNamara

One smart phish

One smart phish

No matter how you look at it, phishing is bad news. Its destructiveness occurs on an individual level with a...

June 30th, 2005 Gregg Mastoras