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StatCan launches new portal to increase access of local data to Canadians

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Most Canadian firms hit by ransomware tell StatsCan they didn’t pay up. Experts are skeptical

Two experts we talked to think more firms are paying to get data back or decryption keys, but are afraid to admit it

Senator ‘repelled’ by StatsCan plan to scoop customer spending data from banks

The head of StatsCan insists the agency needs personal data that will be anonymized and safely protected. But he finds a number of senators ad a privacy expert unimpressed. Read why

StatsCan report: 21 per cent of Canadian businesses impacted by a cyber event in 2017

Report covering more than 10,000 businesses tries to paint a detailed picture of the impact of cyber crime. But an analyst says it still underestimates the number of breaches

Canadian government buying into big data with new forward-thinking vision

Canada has unveiled plans to become a leader in the big data revolution.

Stats Can needs governance of its big data

We should always look for collaborative and constructive ways to resolve issues. We must do our best before we step away and leave a situation that needs a strong ethical voice. We should speak up to ensure clients are involved in the governance of their projects.

New certification seeks governance excellence

An international association will begin offering certification that recognizes the ability to bring governance principles to the way information and information technology are managed. The certification aims for deep knowledge in strategic alignment, performance measurement, value delivery, and risk and resource management.

Heavy Net users log off from family, friends, says StatsCan

Behold the mouse potato - heavy Internet users who spend hours on end in front of the computer tapping and scrolling away their time for no apparent financial reward. Statistics Canada tracked the nature and habits of this creature last year and their findings reveal that people who spend time on the Internet for more than an hour each day are logging off from their spouses or partners as well as their children and friends.

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