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May 30, 2014, 08:00 ET Able-One Systems forges alliance with Informatica to meet demand for mature IT security solutions

Able-One's Full range of IT security solutions addresses the rise in frequency and severity of data breaches TORONTO, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - According to recent statistics, data breaches have seen a...


May 30, 2014, 05:00 ET Make June Anti-Spam Compliance Month

Canadian small businesses may qualify for $1000 discount ahead of looming CASL deadline TORONTO, May 30, 2014 /CNW/ - By July 1st, Canada's 1.1 million businesses will need to have proof of voluntary ...


May 28, 2014, 03:32 ET Hospital security & privacy reviews recommended for sensitive premises across Canada

Baby abductions point to the need for clinics & healthcare facilities to conduct rigorous physical security and protocol reviews: HealthcareSecurity.ca TORONTO, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Following the...


May 22, 2014, 05:36 ET eBay, Target security breaches could have been avoided with proper policy enforcement

Growing data breaches indicate failure to independently audit corporate security and privacy policies TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - According to recent studies, the number of security investigations...


May 14, 2014, 17:01 ET Eastern Health, Medicentres breaches boost demand for INFORMATICA's VERIFY preventative data security and privacy audits

Toronto, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Since 2006, 1138 security lapses caused a combined 29,791,337 privacy breaches of health information, most of them in the United States. In Canada, the cumulative...


May 12, 2014, 11:31 ET Claudiu Popa introduces the 7 Principles of Cybersafety by Design at Provincial Advocate Forum on Social Media Safety for Youth

TORONTO, May 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The unintended consequences, benefits and dangers of social media are often misunderstood, sometimes leading to tragic consequences. Despite hundreds of groups and...


May 06, 2014, 16:25 ET How can small businesses avoid costly security breaches by complying with Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation?

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's 1.1 million businesses will need to verify the way they contact customers and improve their security before Bill C-28 takes effect July 1st. Until January 1,...


Apr 30, 2014, 06:00 ET Operation Clandestine Fox and Heartbleed are more than just catchy buzzwords for security threats

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 has been a busy year for the IT security industry, with a succession of colossal breaches each impacting more than 100 million users. According to security...


Apr 21, 2014, 07:00 ET Heartbleed Security Audit also helps companies comply with Anti-Spam and Privacy legislation

TORONTO, April 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Informatica Security, Canada's leading provider of data protection and privacy risk assessments announced that Heartbleed vulnerability analysis is now included by...


Apr 11, 2014, 08:24 ET Heartbleed.ca: why cloud services and online banking sites should bolster security now

TORONTO, April 11, 2014 /CNW/ - From the first reports of the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug earlier this week, IT departments have scrambled to reduce their exposure to the risk and notify concerned users...


Apr 08, 2014, 07:30 ET "Heartbleed vulnerability" impacts websites, threatening Internet user privacy and corporate security

(email helpline now available at Heartbleed.ca) TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - A security advisory for the Internet's most popular encryption library warns of a simple software bug that has the...


Apr 03, 2014, 07:30 ET PrivacyAssessment.ca: Security solution reveals privacy risks and compliance breaches due to Internet snooping

TORONTO, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Almost a year after the Snowden revelations began surfacing, as many as half of Canadian executives and business owners are still unaware that ongoing Internet...


Mar 17, 2014, 07:30 ET Good corporate security and privacy practices can reduce cyber insurance costs by up to 30%

TORONTO, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - A company's information assets can amount to 80% or more of its value. For many Canadian companies, the intangible nature of sensitive data can present significant...


Mar 14, 2014, 07:30 ET How do Canadian security experts help companies reduce supplier-related data breaches by 63%?

TORONTO, March 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Many of the security and privacy breaches from the past year have been traced to failures to protect data. Surprisingly, responsibility fell on trusted third parties...


Mar 12, 2014, 08:09 ET Use cloud-based security audits to simulate massive attacks against websites, prevent costly outages: experts say

TORONTO, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Using armies of infected computers, criminals launch overwhelming attacks that victimize hundreds of companies daily (digitalattackmap.com), costing data centres an...


Mar 10, 2014, 07:30 ET Security experts reveal surprising reason why 24% of businesses avoid basic security practices: productivity

TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - External IT security & privacy compliance check-ups are considered basic practices in every industry sector. Weekly revelations of damaging data breaches in retail,...


Jan 27, 2014, 07:00 ET Canadian Retailers Urgently Need Security Guidance: 6 Essential Measures to Protect Customer Data

TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - In the wake of the colossal Target security breach that compromised over 100 million customer accounts and may yet impact hundreds of thousands of Canadian consumers,...


Jan 13, 2014, 13:52 ET Security Experts Offer Advice to Canadian Retailers and Customers Following Breaches at Large US Chains

TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Recent security breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and at least three other large retail chains are estimated to top 100 million cardholders and their personal...


Dec 20, 2013, 07:00 ET Holiday Shoppers Targeted by Credit Card Thieves Online and Off: Security Experts Offer Tips, Urge Vigilance

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - With an estimated sales growth of 14% over last Christmas, retailers and ecommerce vendors are expecting a revenue boost this holiday season. But according to experts...


Dec 12, 2013, 07:00 ET In 2014, Encrypt All Your Internet Activity, All The Time

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - The latest revelations about Internet surveillance carried out covertly by Canada's CSEC and the U.S. NSA have validated what Canadian regulators, lobbyists and...


Oct 30, 2013, 12:34 ET Latest Government Privacy Breaches Prompt Security Reviews

Accountability gap presents business sector with unprecedented opportunity to lead the way in best practices: security experts say TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - According to Canada's Privacy...


Oct 24, 2013, 07:30 ET Informatica Security joins Canada's largest privacy coalition to oppose blanket surveillance and warrantless data collection

TORONTO, Oct. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - The continued stream of revelations about Internet surveillance, cross-border information sharing and the privacy impact on Canadians has concerned individuals and...


Oct 18, 2013, 12:31 ET Canadian companies fear impact of security, privacy breaches: expert

TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Two recent reports indicate that 7 million Canadians have lost a whopping $3B to cybercrime last year. A large part of the identity theft, privacy and security breaches ...


Sep 06, 2013, 08:15 ET Ontario Privacy Commissioner’s Back to School Advice to Youth: Never Tolerate (Cyber)Bullying

TORONTO, Sept. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian spoke with security expert Claudiu Popa about bullying, cyberbullying and privacy abuses. With 95% of...


Aug 13, 2013, 08:00 ET Claudiu Popa: security breaches are 100% preventable and the process should be painless

TORONTO, Aug. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - A new industry study reports at least 56% of companies have experienced security breaches in the past two years with average losses of $9.4 million over that period....