ISPs wants to shape internet traffic while Canadians are still waiting to know the effects on Privacy if two bills – Investigative Powers for the 21st Century Act and the Technical Assistance for Law Enforcement in the 21st Century Act – becomes law.
June 2009 marks the highest rate of phishing attack to date. Why is this happening? What could we do? What is the trend?
Shaheen’s thoughts on using Facebook
Shaheen shares a personal experience on identity theft
The Canadian Copyright bill was passed yesterday, a bill that demands a little adjustment to our day to day life. Till now, no one cared who is using our internet connection or what are the files being downloaded or uploaded using it. No one cared of your unscrambled satellite videos from across the border. However that’s all changing even though you may not want it that way. I guess no one can withstand the pressure of the “big guys” for too long.
At the start of the New Year, CIO magazine has data protection and governance at the top of the list for this year. I thought this was supposed to be taken care from day one! In this age when words are being patented, we are still trying to figure out to protect data.
Very frequently, we hear news of stolen laptops that contains sensitive information which could potentially be anything from Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to corporate intellectual information. The latest being the news in Canada that a consultant for the Provincial Public Health Laboratory lost a laptop that includes names, Medical Care Plan numbers, age, sex, physician and test results for infectious diseases, including HIV and hepatitis.