Security

Best practice Security and privacy consulting in Toronto, Canada, including PIPEDA and HIPAA advise

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Some time ago a start-up company, scraped billions of online photos to build a tool for the police that could lead them from a face to a Facebook account, revealing a person’s identity. Researchers have now developed algorithms and tools to foil those systems. University of Chicago’s SAND Lab has now developed Fawkes, an algorithm […]

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The zoom Video conferencing platform is go-to solution for many Canadian small business and Canadian families, specially in larger cities such as Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and all other cities where businesses are closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic started in the beginning of 2020. The Wordfence team have published a short guide on improving […]

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Who’s Calling? Characterizing Robocalls through Audio and Metadata Analysis Unsolicited phone calls (Robocalls ) are a long-standing problem  and still plaguing people and organizations, there is no day is gone where people receive unsolicited  duct cleaning calls, calls related to tax and Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) accounts and many more. Now a group of researchers […]

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Canadian laboratory test provider LifeLabs reveals the personal information and potentially other information such as names, logins, passwords,  dates of births and health card numbers of an unknown number of the company’s 15 million Canadian customers may have been stolen in a data breach known to the company sometimes in October 2019. There is also […]