OpenText Corp. to buy cloud-focused Carbonite Inc. for US$1.42B
Acquisition will be the ninth cloud-focused acquisition for Waterloo, Ont.-based OpenText.
TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third party cyberattacks
Credit monitoring agency confirmed that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised.
Equifax to pay up to US$700M in data breach settlement
The breach was one of the largest ever to threaten private information.
Identifiers need revamp for digital age, Desjardins CEO tells MPs
The breach, revealed in June, saw the leak of names, addresses, birthdates, social-insurance numbers and other private information from roughly 2.7 million people and 173,000 businesses.
Privacy watchdogs launch investigation over Desjardins privacy breach
Accessed data includes social insurance numbers, names and addresses of 2.7 million individual members and 173,000 business members.
US jury rules against Huawei in trade secrets case [UPDATED]
Ruled that Huawei stole technology from a Silicon Valley startup
Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion plus users
Digital currency, called Libra, scheduled to launch in the next six to 12 months.
Some tech giants sign onto Canada’s declaration on electoral integrity
Facebook, Google and Microsoft agreed to combat disinformation and promote transparency.
Bains promises privacy law reviews as digital charter released
Innovation Minister committed to a review of the federal privacy law for private-sector organizations.
NATO researchers consult federal government on foreign election meddling
Canadians have to avoid knee-jerk reactions to avoid succumbing to malevolent foreign actors, says expert.
‘Privacy-focused’ Facebook puts the spotlight on groups
The social media giant is overhauling its flagship platform.
NATO weighing whether Huawei poses security threat [UPDATED]
Huawei denies accusations it might facilitate Chinese spying or is controlled by the ruling Communist Party.
China’s Huawei launches court challenge to US security law
Huawei, China’s first global tech brand, is at the centre of U.S.-Chinese tensions over technology competition and cyber-spying.
Zuckerberg promises a privacy friendly Facebook, sort of
The tech giant’s CEO said he isn’t currently worried about denting Facebook’s profits with the increased emphasis on privacy.
Cyber security-related budgets on the rise: KPMG
Attacks continue to pose a mounting risk to Canadian business of all size, consultancy says.