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On average, the cost of a cyber attack in 2018 was $3.86 million, which is a tremendous amount … and it was only the average!? From new, emerging technologies to advanced security vulnerabilities … cyber-attacks are steadily growing more and more extreme than anything we’ve seen in the past. It’s true that no-one is “safe” and in actuality, no-one ever was.

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You passed your PCI audit after months of preparation and monumental costs, and achieved a certification that validates the same, but does a certificate actually mean that you’re secure?

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"This change has been a long time coming. The House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics recommended that PIPEDA be amended to include a breach notification requirement following a review of the legislation that began in 2006"

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Ontario’s former privacy commissioner, Ann Cavoukian, said she was shocked by the initiative and said the ability for a government agency to build a massive database of personal banking information raises serious privacy concerns.

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New security breach reporting guidelines are set to come into force on November 1st, 2018, compelling organizations to report any security or data breaches that pose significant harm to affected individuals.

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"If you're not actively watching for attacks that are going on, it's very difficult to be able to say you're in a good space,"

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GDPR has already been in place for nearly six months and, despite a number of domesday predictions made in the lead-up to the implementation date on 25th May, most have not come to pass

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Canada’s privacy watchdog has asked the Federal Court to rule on Mountain View search giant Google’s indexing practices as they pertain to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).

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Unfortunately, with technology on the rise, there’s more room for cyber crime in 2018. According to the Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018, 43% of businesses were a victim of a cyber security breach in the last 12 months.

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Today marks the first day of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), a collaborative effort that began in 2004 as part of a joint campaign of the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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