A Guide to the GDPR in Canada

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Jan 26, 2018 2:08:38 PM
For quite some time, there’s been considerable panic about a piece of European legislation called the Global Data 
Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR, set to go live in May 2018, outlines new measures that businesses must take in order to lawfully hold the data of EU citizens. In essence businesses need to ensure consent is obtained for all data held as well as implementing internal processes to guarantee that data is protected. 
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Topics: document security, data security, information security, government security, data compliance laws, compliance, GDPR

A Breakdown of the GDPR

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Jan 26, 2018 1:53:43 PM
What is GDPR?

Back in 2016, the European Union passed a bill to introduce the Global Data Protection Regulation. The purpose of the legislation was to define the legal rights of EU citizens in relation to their data and to enforce regulations on the data controllers and processors who hold that data. The GDPR will be introduced on the 25th May 2018, and will put impose sanctions on businesses that don’t safeguard the data they process. 

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, government security, GDPR

How to Promote Data Protection in the Workplace

Posted by Scott Kimura on Jan 13, 2016 9:35:00 AM

Your company's data influences every element of your operations, from your customer service to your taxes. Due to its importance, you must always strive to protect your company's data. In order to prevent any of your important data from being lost, stolen or destroyed, you will need some data protection in the workplace. Here are some steps you can take to improve your data protection.

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Topics: data security, information security, data theft

The Importance of Government Information Security

Posted by Scott Kimura on Dec 4, 2015 11:06:11 AM

In order to become quick, efficient and flexible enough to keep up with the rest of the world, governments have had to adapt. This has meant investing in digital assets that allow them to take advantage of digital technology. One of the most important steps taken in this regard is a greater reliance on digital information management. This single step allows a government organization to easily create, access, organize and share large volumes of data. Storing data digitally also allows government organizations to protect data from destruction and physical theft, since it is no longer venerable to physical attacks. With these benefits, however, come new government information security challenges that must be overcome.

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Topics: information security, government security

Preventing Data Theft & Fraud in Your Business

Posted by Robert Adshead on Dec 2, 2015 9:35:00 AM

There are countless data thieves who want to steal your company's data so that they can commit fraud or take your assets. You will always be a target, so you must be proactive about protecting your data. To prevent data theft at your business, you need to invest in information security resources and establish an effective information security policy.

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, data theft

A History of Information Security From Past to Present

Posted by Mike Lynett on Nov 25, 2015 9:35:00 AM

These days, information flows throughout computer systems like fish flow through the sea. This presents a wealth of opportunities for people to steal data; that is why information security is a necessity. But how has information security evolved over the years? Let's take a look at the history of information security.

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Topics: data security, information security

Information Security Issues That May be Plaguing Your Business

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Nov 6, 2015 9:35:00 AM

No matter how big your company is or what industry you operate in, information security is a concern. Your company's data is one of your most valuable assets; before you can protect your company against a threat, you need to understand what it is. To that end, consider how the following information security issues may be plaguing your business:

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Topics: data security, information security

Developing an Information Security Policy for Your Workplace

Posted by Scott Kimura on Sep 23, 2015 9:35:00 AM

developing an information security policy for your workplace

Digital technology has dramatically altered how we manage our data. Instead of dealing with more paperwork than a single person is strong enough to carry, we are able to store millions of documents on a device smaller than a human hand. Instead of shipping copies of paperwork via mail or courier, we can deliver a communication in seconds via a slew of online file sharing options. From sharing documents faster to storing them more effectively, digital technology has provided us with many data management upgrades.

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Topics: document security, data security, information security, workplace security

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