Data Privacy Day (January 28) highlights the importance of both data privacy and protection. Research by Ponemon Institute and cybersecurity company Barracuda, shows that 48% of global organisations and 54% of financial services organisations experienced a data breach in the past year. Key threats are people (including employees/contractors), cyber threats, supply chain, and system failure/misconfiguration. Companies are advised to approach data security as if they will be breached and adopt a robust and compliant approach to data privacy and protection.
Laurentian University is facing concerns about the impact of a cyber incident. The university’s officials are working to address the situation and ensure the security