Taking security to cloud

Cloud computing and government security considerations

In the 1990's, the Clinton administration ordered that there be an airgap between all government cloud computing and the actual...

February 11th, 2016 Robert Cordray


Elbows in your ear, data in your pocket

Elbows in your ear, data in your pocket

Over the past week, it was an IT-related government scandal pushed that really irked our readers. The security breach at...

July 19th, 2012 brian bloom

Treasury Board CIO: How to handle a security breach

Treasury Board CIO: How to handle a security breach

Members of the Information Systems Security Association, Ottawa chapter, got some advice late last week about handling security breaches from...

October 3rd, 2011 Grant Buckler

One in five Canuck firms report security violations

One in five Canuck firms report security violations

On the heels of the federal privacy commissioner’s scathing report on corporate data security, a new national survey of Canadian...

June 4th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

UK information commissioner warns about growing data losses

UK information commissioner warns about growing data losses

LONDON - The U.K. has seen an "alarming number of security breaches" in the last six months involving public sector,...

April 21st, 2008 Computerworld UK staff

Toothless legislation blamed for recent security breaches

Toothless legislation blamed for recent security breaches

The recent controversy over stacks of documents containing personal information on Rogers Communications' customers being discovered in a downtown parking...

April 10th, 2007

‘Toothless’ legislation, poor enforcement blamed for recent security breaches

‘Toothless’ legislation, poor enforcement blamed for recent security breaches

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe recent controversy over stacks of documents containing personal information on Rogers Communications' customers being discovered in...

April 9th, 2007

CIBC’s loss of back up drive hints at lack of safeguards

CIBC’s loss of back up drive hints at lack of safeguards

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe loss of a backup drive containing personal and financial data of 470,000 clients by the Canadian...

January 21st, 2007 Kathleen Lau