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Organizations have significantly increased their use of data and the internet because of the pandemic, leading to new cyberattack and cybersecurity risks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

A unified cybersecurity strategy is the key to protecting businesses

An integrative cybersecurity and data protection program will help firms adjust their management protocols and be better prepared for future cybersecurity trends.
At first glance, these programs might seem attractive. But they suffer from fundamental flaws. (Shutterstock)

Bounty programs: Ineffective in the war on money laundering

There is a growing trend to import another Americanism into the Canadian anti-money laundering strategy: a whistleblower incentive program that would amount to bounty hunting for violations.
Witness K’s lawyer Bernard Collaery addresses outside the Supreme Court. Australia’s laws have shown they don’t do much to protect whistleblowers acting in the public interest. Lukas Coch/AAP

From Richard Boyle and Witness K to media raids: it’s time whistleblowers had better protection

Australian laws make it inevitable for whistleblowers to be charged whenever national security might be involved, even when the information is in the public interest.
The law is ambivalent when it comes to trespassing, and photographing or filming the property owners. from shutterstock.com

Animal activists v private landowners: what does the law say?

Aussie Farms’ have map showing locations where farms or producers treat animal cruelly has caused outrage with many claiming it is illegal. So, what does the law actually say about this?
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When is a leak ethical?

Leaking classified information violates the law. But it doesn’t mean that people are abandoning their ethics.

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