Companies worry that if they report a cyber attack customers will be less likely to trust them, a cybersecurity expert says.
Daniel Therrien, Canada's Privacy Commissioner, is urging the government to have better laws to protect Canadians as more go online because of the pandemic.
Experts suggest that creating legislation to tackle the many issues surrounding big tech companies in Canada will be challenging.
The Canadian Infrastructure Bank's new $2 billion budget to connect Canadians to broadband services will be completed over three years.
The CRTC said overall 80 per cent of consumers are satisfied with telecom sales practices, but there are still shortcomings.
Shopify has notified fewer than 200 merchants of a data breach. It says two rogue employees allegedly obtained customer transactional records.
The head of the Canadian Cyber Security Centre says education campaigns changed over time, shying away from fear to ones that are more practical and simple.
Canada will not impose reciprocal aluminum tariffs, but if the U.S. decides to reimpose them, Canada will not back down.
Actor Ryan Reynolds tweeted that he's trying to bring his mobile service company, Mint Mobile, to Canada. Experts say, that's a tough fight against incumbent wireless providers.
Screen time usage for students going back to school is expected to increase significantly, but experts say this isn’t necessarily a bad thing if parents can balance it with other activities.
The Audet family says it does not support $10.3 billion bid by Altice USA (ATUS) for Cogeco Inc and Cogeco Communications, that would see Altice sell Canadian assets to Rogers Communications’ (RCI) (RCI-A.TO). The non-binding proposal is a cash offer to buy the Montreal-based company, with the Rogers side deal valued at $4.9 billion. An analyst says it is unusual for companies to announce a bid without getting controlling shareholders on board, and comes across as a “hostile takeover.”
Canada needs to reconsider its approach to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the innovation sector as part of a COVID-19 recovery plan, industry experts say.
Apple and Samsung each saw a huge decline in handset sales in Canada due to COVID-19, according to new data from Counterpoint Research.
Ninety-one per cent of older Canadians believe they are the most vulnerable group that scammers target, according to a new Ipsos survey. The world’s most famous con man turned fraud expert says nothing is better than education to put a stop to it.
BlackBerry (BB) (BB.TO) is keeping a toe in the handset wars by partnering with a U.S. startup to launch a BlackBerry-branded 5G device with a physical keyboard in 2021, but a tech expert doesn’t think there is a large enough audience for the phone.
Following a massive cybersecurity breach that affected thousands of Canadian CRA accounts, experts say a behavioural shift in approaching cybersecurity is required
Canada’s Competition Bureau is investigating Amazon to determine if the company is engaging in anti-competitive practices through its Canadian marketplace, Amazon.ca.
The CRTC will contribute $72 million from the Broadband Fund to selected projects in northern Manitoba, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories to improve broadband internet services.
Telus topped its competitors in four out of seven user experience categories, according to Opensignal’s bi-annual Canada Mobile Experience report.
Trump's tariffs on Canadian aluminum have been called everything from 'absurd' to 'dubious' from various experts and politicians, who predict a bigger hit for the U.S. economy.
Bell reported a $294 million net income, or 26 cents per share, in Q2 2020, a 64 per cent year-over-year decline.
The chart above shows the total cost of data breaches from 2015 to 2020. In 2015 it totalled to $5.32,2016 to 6.03, in 2017 to $5.78 million, 2018 to $6.11 million, in 2019 to $5.95 million, and in 2020 to $6.35 million. Bhatia also said that the increase in data breaches is correlated with COVID-19 forcing many people to work from home, where security on laptops might not be as effective.
The federal government’s contact tracing app is now available for download, and while it is easy to use, a security expert says it needs to be offered in more languages to encourage wider use. The voluntary app that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on June 18 aims to help stop community spread of COVID-19.
Telus reported a $315 million net income, or 23 cents per share, in Q2 2020, a nearly 40 per cent decline year-over-year, a result of COVID-19.