Author: Henry Anzarouth

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Although we might be inclined to think our U.S. friends are most at risk for data breaches, this would be a mistake. In Canada this year, we learned no organization is safe from a data breach. As seen with Ashley Madison and Walmart Canada, both large enterprises and small businesses are at risk. Bottom line: data protection is important to keep in mind, regardless of where an organization resides. Since 2010, Public Safety Canada has spent $245 million on defending government computer networks, […]

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Monetizing your data should be analogous to monetizing your assets. Assets can include securities investments, precious metals and cash. A key characteristic of these types of assets is that they need to be protected from loss, theft and devaluation. So if you can use your data as a source of income, would you not want to protect that data in the same way you would protect your cash, precious metals and securities? It amazes me that most enterprises do not […]

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Today, I wanted to discuss key trends in Canada’s cybersecurity efforts. As a neighbor to the U.S., Canadian enterprises have observed the exponential growth of data threats occurring within U.S. borders. This begs the question: are Canadian organizations keeping pace? According to our recent Insider Threat Report, 54 percent of global organizations host sensitive data in the cloud. The need and importance to protect data is echoed globally, however the manner in which data is protected differs from country to […]