Cable & Telecom

Data for Good program wins privacy award for Telus

TORONTO — Telus today announced it has been awarded the HPE-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) in recognition of its Data for Good program. Launched in April 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Data for Good leverages an advanced approach to de-identified data analytics which allows public health authorities and qualified academic researchers to use data from Telus Insights to measure progress and assess additional opportunities to help stop the spread of the coronavirus and “flatten the curve” without compromising the personal privacy of Canadians, explains a Telus press release. “The fact that...

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