A company’s security policies, procedures, and strategies remain a major component for success in 2018 and beyond. The cost of data breaches, both digital and analogue, are increasing in number and becoming more costly to businesses, small and large. Protecting networks and properly encrypting data is a major component of security protocol, as is regularly […]
It seems like once a week there is a new headline about a data breach where a wealth of consumers’ information is compromised. A major one this past summer surprised Canadians when hackers accessed about 80,000 patient records in a database belonging to a healthcare provider and held them ransom. The company, CarePartners, offers care […]
Back in the spring, two Canadian financial institutions reported their customers’ information was compromised: CIBC-owned Simplii Financial and BMO. It’s another in an ongoing list of banks, institutions, and companies that have suffered major data breaches committed by hackers. This incidence came with a random note demanding 1-million to be paid by the institutions. The […]
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