How to avoid CASL hassle when emailing your Holiday greetings

With less than four weeks to go ‘til the holidays, businesses across Canada are gearing up for their annual “Season’s Greetings” email blitz to their clients. Such electronic messages have, for enterprises big

Published on: November 30th, 2015 Bryan Dearsley

Apple updates require email servers to use boosted encryption or none at all

Some businesses running their own email servers are faced with a choice to either upgrade their level of encryption to meet Apple Inc.'s new standards, or use none whatsoever. After upgrading in-house Apple

Published on: July 7th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Dell adds compliance, encryption to hosted email security solution

Dell has announced enhancements to its Hosted Email Security service to allow businesses to continue to rely on this essential communications channel while ensuring confidential business information is secure from outside threats. The

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Only three per cent of people aced Intel’s phishing quiz

We probably think we’re pretty savvy when it comes to identifying online attacks and phishing emails, Intel Security put us to the test and found us lacking: 97 per cent of respondents were

Published on: May 15th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Why I’m reporting AVG for violating CASL

After receiving multiple emails from a company that exposed my email address to others and ignored my requests to be removed from the mailing list, I'm making my first complaint for a violation

Published on: September 22nd, 2014 Shawn Freeman

10% of top ecommerce brands flouting CASL, study finds

When it comes to letting consumers unsubscribe from their emailing lists, 10 per cent of the world’s top 200 ecommerce brands are not complying with regulations in Canada and the U.S., a new

Published on: September 17th, 2014 Candice So

How productive are your employees? VoloMetrix can give you the numbers

Half of the average person’s work week, or 20 hours of their 40-hour week, is spent sending emails and going to meetings – and that jumps even higher when it comes to senior

Published on: August 27th, 2014 Candice So

4 common misconceptions with CASL

July was CASL's first month in effect, and it's been generating a lot of discussion and reactions.  With so much discussion around the new legislation, a couple of misunderstandings have grown to become

Published on: July 30th, 2014 Monica Goyal

Why aren’t we bothering you with a notice about the CASL compliance?

An open letter from Fawn Annan, President and Group Publisher Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is supposed to keep you from being inundated with email messages that you don’t want. We have some real

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Fawn Annan

Political staff should be punished for deleting records: Privacy Commissioner

Story updated with comments from Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian at 3:57 PM ET. Ontario's top government leaders and their staff should be bound by law to ensure records are maintained

Published on: June 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

4 answers to the most commonly-asked CASL questions

Even though Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is coming into force on July 1, there are still a lot of questions about how the new legislation will work. CASL will change how businesses send

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Candice So

CASL’s computer software installation laws could shake up tech industry

With Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to come into force on July 1, many companies have been hard at work overhauling the ways they send commercial emails and messages to their customers. Yet

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Candice So

2013 year of the ‘mega breach’: Symantec

Cyber-criminals are getting better at using targeted attack methods and strategic planning to break into the digital data vaults held by major corporations, according to Symantec Corp. Last year set a record both

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Ubi voice-activated smart home command centre

Hi there, I’m Candice So and thanks for watching All Hands on Tech. In September 2012, the Ubi – or ubiquitous computer – received more than $229,000 in funding for its Kickstarter campaign,

Published on: February 20th, 2014 Candice So