Court Expands Class Action Lawsuit on Student Loan Data Breach

9 June 2015

In early 2013, the Canadian federal government revealed that a hard drive that stored personal information from more than 500,000 student loan recipients had disappeared. Kept in a Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) office in Gatineau, Quebec, the hard drive was lost without a trace, exposing the affected loan recipients to potential identity Read More…

Where Does Your Data Go After a Breach?

21 May 2015

With high-profile data breaches in the news more often than ever before and the threat of cyber thieves looming large, there’s one question on everyone’s mind: What happens to the data that’s stolen in a breach? We all know that it can be used for credit fraud and identity theft, but where does it go Read More…

Canadians Increasingly Concerned, Cautious About Privacy, Identity Theft

14 April 2015

According to the 2014 Survey of Canadians on Privacy, conducted by Phoenix Strategic Perspectives Inc. for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Canadians are more concerned than ever about the privacy of their information. Highly reported retail sales data breaches throughout last year seem to have taken their toll on Canadians’ confidence in Read More…