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  • Facebook commits to year-long global privacy overhaul | IT Business
    list hesays If users don t share this they can t play the games The results of the privacy investigation won t just affect Canada but Facebook users and developers around the world Canada is the first country in the world to complete a comprehensive review into Facebook s privacy practices Stoddart says This has clearly struck a chord People using social networking sites docare about privacy For Facebook meeting with therequirements of Canada sPersonal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act PIPEDA couldhelp avoid similar investigations in other parts of the world We re confident that by meeting the requirements of thePrivacy Commissioner of Canada it will help us in other discussions we re already engaged in around the world says Richard Allen director of European Policy and Privacy at Facebook Other social networking sites should also take note says CIPPIC s Plener Facebook might be the most popular site in Canada with 12million users but it s not the only one that must play by the rules Before this it would be hard to say anyone would take asmall group like CIPPIC seriously he says But now it s clear that thingshave been resolved as a result of our complaint Other social networking sites should be proactive aboutprivacy controls Plener adds It will save them timeand money in the long run when they avoid legal intervention All parties agree that users have the largest roleto play in defining their own privacy All the controls and permissions createdmust be considered by users or they are useless Facebook will also be implementinga privacy tour for new users to the site Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles CRTC action against pesky telemarketers too little too late For stability and performance Snow Leopard is the cat s meow IT Administration Security Applications Canada CIPPIC Facebook Privacy privacy commissioner Social networking About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Canadian businesses embracing social collaboration tools May 21st 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Practice good password hygiene to avoid social media hi jacking May 7th 2013 Fongo creates new brand friendly skins for its app May 7th 2013 Kirstine Stewart wins in social media country managers death match May 3rd 2013 How to use Facebook s new Promoted Page Likes ad

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/facebook-commits-to-year-long-global-privacy-overhaul/13917 (2013-06-03)
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  • Google ‘carelessly’ broke Canadian law, Privacy Commissioner says | IT Business
    from Europe previously called out Google when it launched its Buzz social networking service Buzz made some previously private contact information in Gmail public and a stern warning was issued to Google Now the group is working together to take on Google s failure to respect privacy Stoddart says The issue is not just what am I doing but what are my colleagues in other countries doing The privacy commissioner similarly warned Facebook to overhaul its privacy settings and policy in 2009 following an investigation The office issued a deadline to Facebook under threat of taking the California based company to Canada s federal court In September Stoddart said that Facebook had satisfied its requirements The office has previously stated it may require more than its current ombudsman status to adequately protect privacy in a world saturated with electronic communications This investigation highlights the impotence of the office in the face of serious privacy threats Lawford agrees The office needs order making power The privacy commissioner has asked Google to destroy the Canadian data it collected But if is required for legal reasons in the U S Google is to secure the data and ensure there is restricted access to it Google has ceased collecting Wi Fi data with its Street View cars Brian Jackson is a Senior Writer at ITBusiness ca Follow him on Twitter read his blog and check out the IT Business Facebook Page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Newly unveiled Adobe Acrobat X simplifies workflows tightens security Security software offering less protection tests reveal Leadership Medical Security commissioner Google Jennifer Stoddart personal information Privacy street view wi fi About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Kissflow builds in Google quick actions for business users May 21st 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews describe great performance in a cheap plastic wrapper May 17th 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Kirstine Stewart wins in social media country managers death match May 3rd 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 Chromebook Pixel Is there a point April 2nd 2013 Dell measures 400 variables to gauge brand what do you do April 2nd 2013 How to

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/google-carelessly-broke-canadian-law-privacy-commissioner-says/15560 (2013-06-03)
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  • Experts call for Privacy Commissioner to reveal data leaking Web sites | IT Business
    that is leaking will think it has no problems and keep doing it If the eleven are named the impact of the study is greatly reduced he says At the end of one week after having sent her letters to the offending firms some replies have already been received Stoddart says With just 25 Web sites investigated it s hard to know how common data leaks across other sites Brian Jackson is the Editor at ITBusiness ca E mail him at bjackson itbusiness ca follow him on Twitter connect on Google read his blog and check out the IT Business Facebook Page Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles GoodReader update brings native Windows file sharing to iPad Angry Birds spinoff Bad Piggies unleashed today Security Canadians data leak Jennifer Stoddart john lawford michael geist Privacy privacy commissioner Web sites About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service March 26th 2013 Law offers Canadian Web site operators inadequate protection against libel claims March 1st 2013 The frenetic pace of a changing social media landscape February 25th 2013 Cupid goes mobile in modern search for love February 13th 2013 Canadian business and technology associations oppose anti spam regulations February 6th 2013 Employee surveillance could poison work culture lawyer says January 21st 2013 TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio January 14th 2013 Online business also risky business in Canada law firm says January 8th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/experts-call-for-privacy-commissioner-to-reveal-data-leaking-web-sites/18240 (2013-06-03)
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  • Anti-spam | IT Business
    Spammers have Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 2nd 2011 Paul Wood itbusinessca Canadian businesses face tough challenges with strict anti spam law The period for public comment on Canada s new Anti Spam and Online Fraud Act recently ended and the new legislation is expected to become law this fall It will be among the world s strictest Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on September 2nd 2011 Grant Buckler grantbuckler Cutwail botnet raising spam levels once more By Paul Wood There has been a recent increase in the amount of malicious email traffic detected by MessageLabs Intelligence despite a continuous decrease in the actual number of spam mail distributed The Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on May 12th 2011 Paul Wood itbusinessca Malicious Facebook app infects 5 million in 48 hours The post from Timothy Wong one of ITBusiness ca s Facebook friends sounded apologetic Is it just me or is there another Facebook app spambot Looks like it started sometime today It appears to be Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 14th 2011 Nestor Arellano itbusinessca New pharmacy spam campaign using Google brand hijacking MessageLabs Intelligence recently tracked a new pharmaceutical spam campaign promoting a supposedly Google accredited online pharmacy This is obvious brand hijacking Google does not host or approve any pharmacy sites We contacted Google about Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on February 17th 2011 Paul Wood itbusinessca 1 2 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Kissflow builds in Google quick actions for business users May 21st 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews describe great performance in a cheap plastic wrapper May 17th 2013 5 tips for a successful Twitter chat May 14th 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Kirstine Stewart wins in social media country managers death match May 3rd 2013 4K monitors future bright because people love pixels May 1st 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/anti-spam (2013-06-03)
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  • CASL | IT Business
    28 also known called CASL Canadian Anti Spam Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 19th 2012 Nestor Arellano itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 5 tips for a successful Twitter chat May 14th 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Tablets surpass smartphones as mobile browser of choice report April 24th 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 Lessons we can all learn from RBC April 11th 2013 SecureKey now offers trusted platform as a mobile service March 26th 2013 The frenetic pace of a changing social media landscape February 25th 2013 Cupid goes mobile in modern search for love February 13th 2013 Employee surveillance could poison work culture lawyer says January 21st 2013 TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio January 14th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/casl (2013-06-03)
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  • Data Breach | IT Business
    security Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on June 7th 2012 Nestor Arellano itbusinessca Investigators probe Visa MasterCard data breach A massive data breach of a payment card processor s network could involve more than 10 million compromised card numbers according to security news writer Brian Krebs in his online posting today The name of the Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 30th 2012 Ellen Messmer itbusinessca Average data breach cost falls for first time in seven years The average organizational cost of data breaches has decreased for the first time in seven years according to a study released by Symantec and the Ponemon Institute on Tuesday In 2011 the average cost Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 20th 2012 Lucian Constantin itbusinessca Keeping client passwords secure and under control by Stuart Crawford In today s world of heightened security full body scanners at airports and CCTV watching every move it is remarkable how passwords are still kept in the minds of our engineers Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 12th 2012 Stuart Crawford itbusinessca T O security firm offers on call risk advisors on IT security compliance issues What s your company s accountability should your customer database get hacked Is your latest rollout compliant with current privacy regulations What are the legal minefields around your e health or e commerce services Where do get Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on March 7th 2012 ITBusiness Staff itbusinessca 1 2 3 4 6 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Panasonic targets SMBs with its most advanced server May 2nd 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 SMBs are path of least resistance for hackers Symantec April 16th 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/data-breach (2013-06-03)
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  • Jennifer Stoddart | IT Business
    Google defends itself after censure by privacy watchdogs Google Inc on Tuesday was given a stern warning by an international group of privacy advocates spearheaded by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart played a key role in organizing privacy watchdogs from Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 21st 2010 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Canada s privacy watchdogs turn spotlight on technology Privacy commissioners at the federal and provincial level are both honing their approach to the challenges of protecting personal information rights in a digital age Technology is often seen as either a way to Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 21st 2010 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Privacy Commissioner We re our own worst enemy TORONTO One of the biggest threats to privacy and security in this country today is ourselves according to the federal privacy commissioner The human species is capable of defeating security technology said Jennifer Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on June 20th 2006 Sarah Lysecki itbusinessca What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Privacy Commissioner satisfied with response from leaky Web sites October 26th 2012 Experts call for Privacy Commissioner to reveal data leaking Web sites September 26th 2012 Nexopia site breaches youth privacy commissioner says March 1st 2012 The Freezer isn t so hot for stopping spam critics charge February 7th 2012 Make data breach reporting mandatory consumer group says January 10th 2012 Staples fails to wipe returned hard drives Privacy Commissioner finds June 21st 2011 Video Rewind Ontario Privacy Commissioner takes stand against recent disasters May 5th 2011 Spammers face 10 million fine under Canada s new law January 6th 2011 Facebook claims misrepresentation behind Canadian privacy probe October 21st 2010 Google carelessly broke Canadian law Privacy Commissioner says October 19th 2010 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/jennifer-stoddart (2013-06-03)
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  • Personal Information | IT Business
    of this Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on September 13th 2011 Ann Cavoukian itbusinessca Staples fails to wipe returned hard drives Privacy Commissioner finds The continued failure of retail giant Staples Canada Inc to wipe personal information from all data storage devices resold in its stores after various consumer complaints is very surprising and hugely concerning says Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on June 21st 2011 Christine Wong itbusinessca Honda Canada admits data breach Honda Canada has issued a warning that a data breach exposed the personal data of an unspecified number of customers The company hasn t yet disclosed details on how the company s systems were breached or Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on May 27th 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan itbusinessca Give Canada s Privacy Commissioner the teeth it deserves Canada s Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart called for her role as privacy watch dog to be given sharper teeth on Wednesday at Canada 3 0 in Stratford Ont Stoddart is asking for the ability to Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on May 6th 2011 Brian Jackson brianjjackson iPhone location tracking facts what you need to know Given how much confusing and often contradictory information has been filling the media over the last week it wouldn t surprise me if some iPhone users were calling in priests to exorcise the demons Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on April 26th 2011 Bill Snyder itbusinessca 1 2 3 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 High performance laptop gets faster graphics card May 27th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Privacy watchdog s Web sweep looks for poor privacy policies May 8th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Fongo creates new brand friendly skins for its app May 7th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 How to help Google Now read your mind April 29th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/tag/personal-information (2013-06-03)
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