Toronto Hospital Privacy Breach: A Year Later

24 April 2016

Last spring, nearly 14,000 expecting mothers at a Toronto hospital left as more than new parents – they left as victims of Canada’s latest privacy breach. In the weeks that followed, the story emerged: A nurse in Rouge Valley Hospital’s maternity department was among five people charged for their roles in stealing the new moms’ Read More…

Protecting Your Finances Through Credit Monitoring

24 April 2016

If you want to keep your bike from getting stolen, it’s no secret you should make sure it’s locked up when you’re not riding it. To keep your laptop out of a thief’s hands? Never leave it unattended when you get up to grab a cup of coffee. When it comes to protecting our physical Read More…

Are Mobile Wallets Safe?

24 April 2016

Over the past year, the mobile payments industry has undergone an incredible amount of change. Apple Pay led the way with its fingerprint-enabled Near Field Communication technology, and was soon joined by competitors Google and Samsung in offering mobile payment technology in all of its newest smartphones. Google has even begun testing a “Hands Free” Read More…

What Do Employers See When They Check Your Credit Report?

10 April 2016

When Canadians apply for a new job, most expect they will be interviewed, someone will contact their references and even that they will be subject to a criminal background check. What far fewer anticipate, however, is that many employers will also check applicants’ credit reports before bringing them on board. Although many job seekers may Read More…

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