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Security experts unsure of how to combat targetted attacks: Kaspersky report

November 7, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

More than 60% of IT security experts are unsure of how to combat security breaches like targetted attacks, a new report on behalf of cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab has found. The report, titled New Threats, New Mindset: Being Risk Ready

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BHSI launches professional liability, network security and privacy policy in Canada

March 21, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has introduced a product designed to address the needs of a variety of enterprises, from systems integrators to telecommunications providers to IT staffing firms. The Professional First Professional Liability and Network Security & Privacy Policy,

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Mandatory breach notification in Canada has ‘potential to effectively cause’ class-action lawsuits: PCUC speaker

November 25, 2016 Greg Meckbach, Associate Editor

Impending changes to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents (PIPEDA) could “effectively cause more class-action” lawsuits down the road because companies will be required to report information security breaches that pose “a real risk of significant harm,” a lawyer