Tag: Ethics

30
Oct

Canadian government passes bill that limits privacy on official computers

Even though this may seem like shocking news, people using office computers and network connections have almost no privacy. All their activities and Internet usage can be monitored and also blocked by the network administrators and supervisors.  Although, concerned officials argue that employee monitoring is essential for the safety and security of the company, they…

18
Oct

Common Traps in Small Business Risk Management

Risk management and security have been major concerns for all companies.  Business leaders heavily invest in security risk management, which aims to remove guesswork and ensure that operations run smoothly and efficiently. On average, companies spend millions on security experts and solutions. However, in the process, they also make a number of mistakes. In this…

1
Oct

Majority of Canadian sites leak registered users’ personal information

Yes, you read that right. Your favorite Canadian site might have been leaking your personal information to third parties without even telling you. A recent research finding from the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revealed the shocking news. According to the commissioner, leading and popular websites in Canada are sharing the personal information of their registered…

31
Aug

Do you let your employees bring their smartphones to work?

Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, programs have become very popular over the past few years. It can be a major benefit for some employees to have the ability to use their new iPhone or Blackberry, instead of dragging around a boring, clunky phone. It also saves a large sum of money for corporations, as…

23
Dec

Cyber Security: Everyone is at Risk

As if Small- and Medium-sized Business owners don’t have enough to worry about, an increase of “hacktivism” has been predicted for 2012 by Kroll, an Information Technology (IT) consulting company. Cybercrimes are nothing new, but cyber criminals have more ways to infiltrate a small-business owner’s private company data. Just because a company is small –…

5
Aug

Phony Microsoft Phone Scams Target Canadian Consumers

You have just received a phone call from an official-sounding computer company, most probably Microsoft and the caller says there are viruses in your household computer and offers to repair the problem through the Internet. You might think how responsible of them to do that. And you might even agree to follow the “repair” steps but think long and hard

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