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Are Canadian firms ready for new European privacy rule? HPE releases starter kit to help

The deadline for enterprises to comply with the European Union’s tough new personal data privacy regulations is just over 12 months away, but experts...

Healthy skepticism’s role in security

The biggest problems of today’s technology privacy, security – communications, understanding. Or to say it a little differently… privacy and security are an illusion in...

French government gives Microsoft 3 months to stop collecting excessive user data

It seems that while privacy concerns for Windows 10 have all but died down, one government is adamant about holding Microsoft accountable. France's Commission Nationale de...

The hand-wringing that’s for show and why we need laws around data access now

Be it through compliance or through resistance, it seems that every day a new major tech company is becoming embroiled with a government over...

Recap: Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant? A discussion on the future of privacy

Update: Thanks again to Nandini Jolly of CryptoMill Technologies Inc. and Laura Tribe of Open Media, and all other participants of our Twitter chat...

The RCMP has had access to BlackBerry’s global encryption key for six years

It looks like while the U.S. continues its national debate over privacy versus security in the form of the Apple-FBI dispute, Canadian police have...

RCMP turned its back on Shared Services Canada: Report

Ten days ago Public Services minister Judy Foote praised the work of Shared Services Canada, the branch of her department that spends almost $2...

Privacy and security are getting very personal

If you’re uncomfortable with the idea that the social media sites you regularly visit or your apps could be sold and your “private” information...

Follow Friday: Cryptography and privacy experts to follow on Twitter

Nervous about the FBI and Apple dispute over leaving backdoors open for law enforcement? For this week’s CDN #FollowFriday, we are showcasing cryptography experts, who...

Wearable tech still a tough sell in the enterprise: IDC Canada study

While consumers are lining up to slip on FitBits and Apple Watches, wearable technology is still a hard sell in the enterprise, according to...

Here’s all the Windows 10 permissions, patches and privacy concerns in one place

The internet has been abuzz with Microsoft's latest operating system. Since its release three weeks ago, there has been an outpouring of details surrounding...

Report suggests Canadian ISPs may be breaching privacy laws across the board

Local Internet service providers (ISPs) could be handing over our personal data to government authorities or other third parties without our knowledge because most...

Wearables, apps disclose user passwords and location: Symantec

Smart phones, mobile apps and wearable technology devices such as wristbands that monitor biometric signs are privacy and security risks to their users according...

Registration in Canada’s Do Not Call List now permanent

The country’s national Do Not Call List (DNCL), which was created to protect Canadian residents from pesky telemarketing calls, received a shot in the...

Follow Friday: CASL experts worth following on Twitter

With the rules of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and its first phase set to take effect on July 1, it’s time for...

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