Cable & Telecom

Bring Your Own Device programs carry risks for businesses and employees, says OPC

OTTAWA – Canada’s Privacy Commissioner issued words of caution, and some suggestions, for Canadian businesses thinking about implementing a bring your own device (BYOD) program for employees.The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and the Alberta and British Columbia Information and Privacy Commissioners' Offices issued joint guidelines Thursday that they say are designed to mitigate the risks of security incidents and privacy breaches when employees use their own mobile devices and computers for work.According to the guidelines, organizations should conduct a privacy and threat assessment prior to implementing a BYOD program to identify and address risks associated with the...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.