I’ve been asked this question countless times over the last couple decades, perhaps because I used to be responsible for cracking weak passwords for a company managing 6 figures worth of people (passwords), so I’m writing this here to have Continue reading Is this password manager any good?
In order to be effective as possible, we must always be aware of what the biggest problems organizations are having. In our case, regarding your privacy, security, or technology needs. One of the ways I do this, is by soliciting Continue reading Privacy, Security, and Technology Market Research
I often get asked which secure communication tools I recommend. I’m writing this as a condensed master of list of previous articles I’ve written. Messaging, Voice, and Video (1:1) Free email solutions Zoom alternative: https://meet.jit.si (group video chat) For advanced Continue reading Secure Communication Tools
5 years ago, I pulled together some of Canada’s top privacy experts, and we did a Reddit “As us anything” (AuA) about the Canadian privacy landscape. I’ve spoken with our friends at Reddit, and we’re going to do another on Continue reading Canadian Privacy iAMA 5 years later
There are now several privacy laws (Canada – PIPEDA/PIPA, EU – GDPR, California – CCPA) that allow individuals to request their personal information. There was recently an article in Vice from someone who requested their personal data from Clearview AI, Continue reading Requesting your personal data from a company
I’m no longer associated with Canada’s ID Theft Support Centre, which ran out of funding years ago, but I still regularly get asked for help by victims. Listen in to hear my recommended steps, and then follow the links below: Continue reading Identity Theft in Canada
In this audio clip I talk about the three factors of authentication, and some solutions you can use regarding 2fa to protect your accounts. I start the clip by talking about the multi-factors of authentication — what you know, what Continue reading Two-factor Authentication (2fa)
If you’re using SimplexTax and follow this blog because you prioritize on your privacy, you likely want to take the following steps immediately: Login to your account, and go to the account page. Uncheck “Anonymous usage data” and “Your tax Continue reading Changes to SimpleTax
Please read the entire article before clicking on any of the links, and I’ll explan why. We’ll start with VISA, which has an opt-out form. Remember you’ll have to do this again for any new card number you get, and Continue reading Opt-out of credit card companies selling your data for marketing purposes.