Facebook updates user privacy controls

Facebook is rolling out some changes to its privacy controls aimed at simplifying how its users share information with the audiences they want and educating those users on what's happening with their information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CRA shuts down netfile service over Heartbleed concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its website over security concerns around the newly-discovered Heartbleed vulnerability. A

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Digital Privacy Act will require firms to report data breaches: Moore

In the slew of announcements from the Digital Canada 150 strategy today, measures to protect privacy weren’t forgotten – while details about updates to privacy legislation were scant, it was made clear the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

Industry Minister unveils Canada’s digital economy strategy in Waterloo

Industry Minister James Moore unveiled a long-awaited national digital economy strategy at Waterloo-based OpenText Corp this morning in an announcement that was live-streamed online. The plan, dubbed Digital Canada 150, will include 39

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2014 Brian Jackson

There may be no data sovereignty in the cloud: McAfee chief privacy officer

One of the most talked about issues today is that of data privacy.  And, in the digital world, the privacy of one’s data matters and needs to be vigilantly protected.  Whether you are

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Brian Clendenin

The 6 most effective security measures for retailers

Data breaches are in the news in full force so far in 2014. First there was the colossal Target security breach that compromised over 100 million customer accounts and may yet impact hundreds of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 Claudiu Popa


CSEC’s airport tracking in support of ‘lawful access’ erodes trust of Canadians

With an estimated 300 spy agency requests for help with domestic investigations, responsibility for sharing data with the "Five Eyes" foreign intelligence network and an oversight mechanism that has been called "flimsy at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Bell defends ‘Relevant Ads’ program as necessary to compete with Facebook, Google

Bell Canada isn't backing down from its practice of collecting user data for the purposes of targeted advertising in the face of an application made to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission (CRTC)

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

What if Google entered the social CRM market?

Earlier this month Google took the next step between deeper integration of its Google+ social network and its widely-used Gmail web-mail service. It announced it is rolling out an update that allowed any

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Millions of Target customers should expect a surprise in their inboxes

What was already a catastrophically large security breach became ridiculously monumental today as Target notified the public that an additional 30 million customers have been added to the previous total of 40 million

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 10th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

How to opt out of getting emails from any Google+ user

If you think your inbox is crammed now, just wait until Google rolls out a new feature that will allow any Google+ user to e-mail another Google+ user. Google is further integrating its

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Why your data is safer in the cloud: Protecting your digital assets across borders

It’s a common misconception that storing your data in the cloud isn’t as secure as keeping it in-house, especially if the cloud service provider is outside your home country. While navigating the complex

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 13th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

Major tech brands form coalition in response to PRISM leaks

In the wake of government surveillance programs leaked by National Securities Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, major tech industry firms are forming a coalition and calling on governments worldwide - starting with the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson