Switching to IBM’s new Quad9 DNS offers many benefits

IBM Corp. unveiled a new free Domain Name System (DNS) service called Quad9 last week, in partnership with the Packet Clearing...

November 20th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

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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

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Canadian firms must improve personal data collection practices: Privacy czar

Canadian organizations have to improve the way they tell customers and partners how personal information is being used to get...

September 22nd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Insider threats: Establishing intent and people-centricity

The “Bring Your Own Device” movement (BYOD) is now a given in the workplace. People have come to expect free...

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Nova Scotia privacy czar calls for mandatory breach notification

Nova Scotia should require all firms in the province to notify affected individuals and the provincial privacy commissioner of all privacy...

July 8th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Vancouver flooring site makes online trust group’s honor roll

A Vancouver-based Web site that sells flooring materials has again placed itself on  the Online Trust Alliance’s Top 50 Honor...

June 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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This will be eventful year for privacy in Canada, say experts on the eve of International Privacy Day

Manufacturers of the coming Internet-connected automated cars are "clueless" about the privacy implications of the technology to drivers, warns a...

January 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

The rapid growth of data

The rapid growth of data

With emerging technologies like wearables, virtual reality and mobile payment platforms, enterprises are seeing an explosion of new sources of...

January 10th, 2017 IT World Canada Team

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Privacy commissioners urge Ottawa to be careful on defeating encryption

Parliament should be cautious before passing laws forcing organizations and people to open encryption systems, say Canada's privacy commissioners. In...

December 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon