TORONTO, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Canadian businesses are waking up to the grim reality that they are vastly more responsible for the privacy of customer data in light of new Internet surveillance revelations. One of Canada's most respected advisory firms has discounted its consulting services by $1500 to help 30 organizations comply with Canada's privacy laws and help restore customer confidence.
"The impact of pervasive Internet snooping on Canadian businesses and on our citizens is surprisingly significant. Knowingly sending customer data across the wire is now akin to disclosing it without authorization" said Claudiu Popa, one of Canada's best known security experts and president of Informatica.
Mr. Popa works with Canadian enterprises, associations and agencies to address security issues that impact privacy compliance. "Canadian companies now feel both paranoid and complicit about their communications. I encourage executives and business owners to take advantage of our $500 (reg.$2000) consultation before June 30 because privacy compliance is not just about the law, it's also about your credibility, brand reputation and customer confidence". Claudiu Popa, is a Canadian author, speaker and lecturer. His latest book "Managing Personal Information" (PrivacyRisk.ca) addresses similar business challenges.
SECURITY & PRIVACY NEWS FOR THIS WEEK:
Watch the Security Factor on YouTube: http://Popa.ca/securityfactor or read this week's trending articles, authored by Claudiu Popa:
- Internet surveillance is bad for business & for privacy compliance in Canada http://Popa.ca/SMBImpact (as seen on CanadaONE.com)
- On security by obscurity, trust and secrecy. http://Popa.ca/onSecrecy (as seen on ITBusiness.ca)
- 7 Free Encryption Tools To Keep Your Data Safe From Prying Eyes http://Popa.ca/FreeEncryption (from SecurityandPrivacy.ca/blog)
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Established in 1989, Toronto-based Informatica is Canada's only provider of employee security and privacy certification. It is a trusted source for standardized security audits, privacy assessments and employee awareness training. Certified Risk Advisors provide confidential security and privacy management, advise on surveillance, encryption, compliance and all matters involving data protection. Clients include financial institutions, healthcare organizations, national associations and government agencies: www.SecurityandPrivacy.ca
SOURCE: Informatica Corporation - Information Security Management
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Claudiu Popa, CEO, Informatica Corporation
1 Yonge St. Suite 1801, M5E1W7, Toronto, Canada
416-431-9012 Claudiu@InformaticaSecurity.com (on Twitter @datarisk)