Commentary on Data Privacy Day

by Peter Waters, Chief Privacy Officer, Equinix In recent years, data privacy compliance has become a critical consideration driving critical business decisions as companies look to digitally transform. Cybersecurity vulnerabilities continue to increase as companies grow their digital footprints due to the massive amounts of data being generated. The Data …

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Inside Data Privacy Day 2022

Jan Kestle highlights the importance of a robust conversation on data privacy, and the central role it plays in Environics Analytics’ strategy and operations by Jan Kestle On International Privacy Day 2022, it is important to emphasize that the use of data and analytics makes the lives of Canadians better. …

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Cendyn Announces Starling

BOCA RATON, FL–Cendyn plans to be releasing Starling, the company’s next-generation customer data platform (CDP). Available to purchase in Q1 2021 and aimed at the hospitality industry, Starling unites, transforms, cleanses and enriches millions of data points from all of a company’s technology solutions, giving them the ability to take …

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Protecting Canadians’ Social Media Data: Is Bill C-11 Enough?

TORONTO, ON–Canadians’ sensitive data stored on social media platforms are at risk of being compromised according to Home Ice Advantage: Securing Data Sovereignty for Canadians on Social Media discussion paper and survey published by the Cybersecure Policy Exchange at Ryerson University. Many popular platforms, such as Facebook and TikTok, transfer …

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Remote Workers Under Cyberattack: ESET Report

TORONTO, ON–After months of abusing the COVID-19 theme in their campaigns, cybercriminals appear to have returned to their usual tactics in the third quarter of 2020. And according to ESET’s just released Q3 2020 Threat Report an area where the risks remain particularly high is remote work. ESET telemetry showed …

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Canadian Businesses Should Step Up Data Security Measures: Shred-it Report

OAKVILLE, ON–Canadian businesses may be a little too confident in their information security practices. And that could pose problems both internally and with their customers that companies need to address. These findings, and others, are contained in Shred-it’s 10th annual Data Protection Report (formerly “The Security Tracker: State of the …

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