Canada has a new cybersecurity strategy – does it impact you?

Canada has a new cybersecurity strategy – does it impact you?

Do you do business with companies in Canada?  A recent government survey showed that although 94% of Canadian business collect personal data from their customers, they still have a long way to go to in protecting it, with three quarters of the business executives and...
New cybersecurity law in effect

New cybersecurity law in effect

South Carolina became the first state in the U.S. to pass HB 4655, a law requiring insurers to establish a “strong and aggressive” cyber program to protection companies and their clients from data breaches. Effective January 1, 2019, the law creates rules...
What is the cyber responsibility of Boards and C-Levels?

What is the cyber responsibility of Boards and C-Levels?

Board members, C-level executives, and even small business owners who think that cybersecurity and compliance are the responsibility of the IT department or an outsourced IT vendor are very much mistaken. Forbes points out that what is considered...
Data privacy and security, what’s the difference?

Data privacy and security, what’s the difference?

With all the news about the Facebook ‘breach’ and GDPR (General Data Privacy Regulation) some may think that privacy and security are the same. While there are differences, the two need to have a cooperative relationship for both our privacy plan and security plan to...