VoIP provider Axsit sold following CCTS-certified service breach

Mississauga, Ont.-based Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) provider Axsit (pronounced "access it") has been sold, one month after it was determined the company had breached its service obligations, the Commissioner of Complaints for

Published on: August 10th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

CRTC says CASL is here to stay, seeks help in investigating fraud

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public regulator this week was clear - it's not. At a downtown forum Tuesday

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Dave Yin

Tech giants featured on 10th annual ‘World’s Most Ethical Company’ list

Many familiar tech brands are included on the 10th annual World's Most Ethical Companies list, released by Scottsdale, Ariz.-based Ethisphere Institute. It only takes watching the nightly news to understand why the organization

Published on: March 7th, 2016 Brian Jackson

7 steps to take for CASL compliance

Complying with the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will require anyone that uses e-mail for business and commercial purposes to ingrain asking for informed consent into their DNA. That was the key message

Published on: November 13th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

ITBusiness.ca to collaborate with Global Finance Conference

There was a time when what technology a company used was solely the concern of the IT department. But now it's a part of everyone's job to know what the latest technology is

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

5 “C’s” of leadership for the strategic CFO

These days it's hard to imagine a scenario where "business growth" and "global expansion" aren't synonymous. Reaching new, larger, developing markets is seen as the best way to achieve rapid scaling of business.

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CASL strikes Canadian inboxes: 5 strange and unique requests for consent

If you haven't heard of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) by now, then you're pretty good at filtering out email. The new law that went into effect July 1 has many businesses blasting out

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

Why your double opt-in email list isn’t good enough for CASL

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) is only days away now from its July 1 official enforcement deadline and many in the business world are hustling to get into compliance ahead of then. Canadians are

Published on: June 20th, 2014 Brian Jackson

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

CakeMail offers infographic guide to understanding CASL

The way businesses send email in Canada is about to change. On July 1, Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will take effect and many email marketers are scrambling to understand how they can best

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Could the Canadian public service ever store data in the cloud?

When speaking about cloud, the terms “data sovereignty” and “data residency” come up frequently.  Within the private sector, there is still a great deal of FUD (fear, uncertainty, and doubt) about topics such

Published on: May 14th, 2014 Brian Bourne

CASL has companies concerned about class-action risk: Adam Kardash

With the rules of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) now finalized and the first phase coming into effect July 1, it's time for businesses to consider how they will need to make changes in

Published on: May 13th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

For many Canadian businesses, security is a balance between risk and return

In a recently media release, we announced that based on the numbers, the main reason for the failure of companies to adequately protect customer data is a fear of productivity loss. The announcement

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Claudiu Popa