TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As Canadian educational institutions face budget pressures and the need to better target educational services to students and families, more school boards face the challenge of selecting and adopting cloud-based platforms. Based on a recent 2018 Cost of Data Breach Study by Ponemon LLC, Canadian data breach costs
External IT security & privacy compliance check-ups are considered basic practices in every industry sector. Unfortunately, at least 24% of companies have never conducted a risk assessment, potentially exposing customer data and increasing the risk of embarrassing breaches.> read more
New data shows a surge in the intensity and sophistication of denial-of-service attacks is victimizing more companies than ever before. The impact of network flooding attacks on small and medium size companies can exceed $1 million/day.> read more
Canada’s 1.1 million businesses will need to have proof of voluntary opt-in for every recipient on their email lists or risk facing eventual penalties up to $10 million. But according to security experts, that’s the easy part.> read more
Since 2006, 1138 security lapses caused a combined 29,791,337 privacy data breaches. In Canada, the cumulative compromises of 6 million medical data records have alerted Privacy Commissioners and rocked public confidence.>read more
The Verify Challenge will award $25,000 in security solutions to the first 10 organizations that identify or report a significant data breach that could not have been prevented with the application of standardized security practices.