Video Rewind: Privacy by Design in the smart grid

In her blog post today on, Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian calls for her privacy by design philosophy to be applied to mobile devices and applications.For the past decade, Cavoukian has been

Published on: March 15th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Small firms building smart grid solutions

The smart grid – an enhanced electricity delivery system that promises to improve reliability, reduce costs and facilitate the use of alternative energy sources – is in its infancy. But Canadian companies are

Published on: February 9th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Privacy by Design comes to power: Protecting personal information in the Smart Grid

 The current electrical grid is seen by some as the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century.  But it is increasingly out of date and overburdened.  Efforts to modernize the grid – making

Published on: February 4th, 2011 Ann Cavoukian

The city of tomorrow is nearly here … and this is what it looks like

Science fiction writers call it Utopia, the glorious City of the Future. But short of downtown atriums being guarded by invisible walls and flying cars, City 2.0 is not as far off as

Published on: May 19th, 2009 John Brandon