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DATA BREACH REPORTS SET TO “SKYROCKET” IN 2017 THANKS TO PASSING OF DIGITAL PRIVACY ACT

“Reports of data breaches in Canada will “skyrocket” this year, Kevvie Fowler, KPMG’s national leader of cyber response in Canada, has predicted to the CBC. Upcoming changes in Canadian privacy law, as well as guidance from the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), will force companies to be more transparent about cyberattacks than they have in the … Read more

Thousands of University of Alberta students, faculty, staff put at risk in malware security breach

“Malware put more than 3,000 University of Alberta faculty, staff and students at risk late last year, but because of a police probe resulting in charges against a student, the breach wasn’t shared campus-wide until Thursday. The case involved the installation of malware on 300 computers in 20 classrooms and labs in the Library Knowledge … Read more