Cable & Telecom

Privacy Commissioner urges Canadians to create multiple passwords

GATINEAU - The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) is warning Canadians not to use the same password for various websites, accounts and devices.Citing a string of recent breach reports from companies that suspect their systems were accessed through the use of valid customer or employee login data, the OPC said that it is believed that the criminals obtained the data from previous, unrelated breaches that resulted in username and password combinations being published online.The OPC also prepared a new tip sheet for businesses to help them mitigate the risk of password reuse, while reminding individuals and employees to...

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.