What are our regulators doing to protect Canadian internet sovereignty?

This is the basis of the follow up letter from Digital Policy Canada drafted to the CIRA sponsored Canadian Internet Forum this week. The fundamental question we need to ask, what are Canadian regulators doing to protect Canadians, as well Continue reading What are our regulators doing to protect Canadian internet sovereignty?

Canada’s massive public traffic surveillance system

Do you think such a thing could be implemented without any public consultation or corporate media attention? It exists. About 6 months ago at an Ideas Victoria meeting, Kevin S McArthur brought up the fact Victoria Police were using cameras on some Continue reading Canada’s massive public traffic surveillance system

Identity theft at UVic

Over the week-end, the University of Victoria’s new administrative building was broken into. A payroll server with the personally identifiable information (PII) of over 11,000 people was on it, including social insurance numbers (SIN), as well as bank account information. Continue reading Identity theft at UVic

How strong is your password?

While working in information security for the largest company in Canada, I realized there was no one internally, actively attacking the password database to see what passwords could be cracked. After raising this concern, I became the prime for resolving this. Continue reading How strong is your password?