It’s Fraud Prevention Month in Canada!

14 March 2016

March in Canada is Fraud Prevention Month! Since 2004, the Competition Bureau has spearheaded a month-long campaign by public, private and nonprofit groups to remind Canadians not only how to protect themselves from the omnipresent threat of fraud and scams, but also of the resources that are available to them if they become a victim Read More…

Tips for Living in a Data Breach Era

6 March 2016

Time and time again, 2014 has been referred to as “the year of the data breach.” While the year that saw 43 percent of companies experience a data breach may have seemed deserving of the superlative at its close, the 12 months that followed showed 2014 was not unique. In fact, time would suggest it Read More…

Top 10 Security Apps

29 February 2016

With the amount of sensitive information stored on our phones and in our apps, our smartphones have become one of the greatest liabilities to our identity. Even still, very few people take proactive steps to secure the contents of their phones the way they would a desktop or laptop computer. Here are 10 apps you Read More…

Protecting Your Savings from Identity Thieves

29 February 2016

For many Canadians, a list of their most valuable assets would include retirement savings. However, when protecting their identity, many focus their efforts on insulating themselves from credit fraud, ignoring the security of their more long-term accounts. One reason priorities so often stack up this way is the threat ID thieves can pose to a Read More…

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