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Workplaces should consider the value of staff reporting, observation in combating potential terrorism, violence

April 25, 2017 Angela Stelmakowich

PHILADELPHIA – The value of staff monitoring and reporting to identify behaviours that may seem linked to the risk of terrorism and workplace violence should not be underestimated, Harry Rhulen, chief executive officer of Firestorm, suggested Tuesday during an educational

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Police are conducting ‘search’ when knocking on door to investigate allegations of drinking and driving: Court

April 20, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Canada’s highest court announced Thursday it will not hear a crown appeal of an impaired driving acquittal, in which a Saskatchewan Provincial Court judge ruled that a police officer knocking on the apartment door of a registered vehicle owner constituted

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Artificial Intelligence set to transform insurance industry, but integration challenges remain: Accenture

April 19, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Artificial intelligence (AI) will “significantly transform” the insurance industry in the next three years, with insurers investing in AI to empower agents, brokers and employees to enhance the customer experience with automated personalized services, faster claims handling and individual risk-based

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Court finds Toronto Transit Commission has ‘demonstrated workplace drug and alcohol problem’

April 4, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

A judge has denied an application for an injunction that would have prohibited the Toronto Transit Commission from randomly testing 20% of its employees every year for drug and alcohol use. In a ruling released Monday, Mr. Justice Frank Marrocco

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McDonald’s Canada says info of 95,000 job applicants compromised

April 3, 2017 The Canadian Press

TORONTO – McDonald’s Canada says the jobs section of its website has been hacked, compromising the personal information of about 95,000 applicants over the last three years. The company said Friday the accessed information included names, addresses, phone numbers, employment

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Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada to fund project on connected cars code of practice

March 30, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada will soon be funding an arms-length project to develop a code of practice for connected cars, weighing a balance between information flow and privacy protection. “The benefits available to Canadians through the

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Manitoba government launches review of two pieces of privacy legislation

March 29, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Government of Manitoba announced on Wednesday that it is reviewing two pieces of privacy legislation: the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). The government is inviting residents to provide

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IBM and SecureKey Technologies to deliver blockchain-based network for Canadian consumers

March 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

IBM and SecureKey Technologies, an identity and authentication provider company, announced on Monday that they are joining forces to “enable a new digital identity and attribute sharing network” based on IBM Blockchain. “The network will be designed to make it

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CSIS saw ‘no high privacy risks’ with metadata crunching now under fire: docs

February 27, 2017 Jim Bronskill - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – The national spy service saw little risk to the personal privacy of Canadians in a self-penned evaluation of its secret data-crunching centre – a shadowy program now at the centre of intense controversy, newly released documents show. The

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Cybersecurity, privacy, infrastructure management and emerging technologies rank as top tech challenges: survey

February 4, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Cybersecurity and privacy issues, along with infrastructure management and emerging technologies, rank as the top technology challenges organizations face today, according to a survey report from global consulting firm Protiviti and ISACA, a global business technology professional association for IT

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Recent High Profile Cyber Breaches

January 20, 2017 by

Casino Rama, Ashley Madison and Yahoo are among the organizations recently hit by cyber breaches

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Cyber Terms

January 19, 2017 by

A helpful glossary of terms used in the world of cyber security