The hand-wringing that’s for show and why we need laws around data access now

Be it through compliance or through resistance, it seems that every day a new major tech company is becoming embroiled with a government over data access. After both Apple and BlackBerry made headlines

Published on: June 1st, 2016 Dave Yin

CRTC looks to partners to help investigate fraud, says CASL is here to stay

For anyone holding out and hoping that the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was a fad, the message from the public regulator this week was clear - it's not. At a downtown forum Tuesday

Published on: March 22nd, 2016 Dave Yin

Seven must-take steps for CASL compliance

Complying with the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) will require anyone that uses e-mail for business and commercial purposes to ingrain asking for informed consent into their DNA. That was the key message

Published on: November 25th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Compliance? There’s a blade for that

Security firm Check Point Software Technologies has introduced the Check Point Compliance Software Blade, an integrated real-time compliance monitoring solution that draws on knowledge of regulatory requirements and IT security best practices. According

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Governance, risk and compliance becoming a big channel opportunity

The IT vocabulary is so peppered with acronyms and abbreviations that come and go that it's really hard to keep track, and even harder to figure out which ones are meaningful. Reading product

Published on: August 20th, 2008 Lynn Greiner

Making compliance work requires end-user buy-in

While compliance may be at its core about following legally-proscribed rules and regulations, one partner says a compliance sales pitch based around fear isn't going to get the channel anywhere.Toronto's imason Inc., an

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Jeff Jedras

Taxing battle continues

It's the time of the year when software retailers carry perhaps their only seasonal application - tax software.This year again sees a large U.S.-based company — Intuit — facing a small Canadian firm

Published on: March 10th, 2006 Howard Solomon