Cable & Telecom

IT security breaches in private sector, government on the rise

TORONTO – Canadian companies and government entities experienced a 29% increase in security breaches from 2009 to 2010, according to an annual study.The 2010 Telus/Rotman joint study on Canadian IT security practices found that government agencies are experiencing twice the number of breaches than companies in the private sector, with an almost 74% increase in one year.  The increase can be explained by a significant investment in detection and response capabilities, which enable greater visibility into breaches and lower associated costs, the study said.  It also noted a growing trend toward sophisticated attacks focused on customer and citizen data that can...

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.