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Don’t sit back if you’re a victim of a data breach

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Don’t sit back if you’re a victim of a data breach

This year Canadians have fallen victim to massive data breaches, with some of the largest being Equifax, Capital One and Desjardins Group. SIN numbers are one of the primary pieces of data collected by these hackers because with your SIN plus your name, fraudulent identities…

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How to get the latest student technology for less

The hottest technologies for students don’t need to bust your budget. Follow these tips to get the latest and greatest tech gizmos for less. Computers and tablets – First, clarify what’s actually required; a computer, tablet or both. If you need both, consider a machine…

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The best protection against identity theft is you

Identity theft is rampant and it’s important to protect yourself. If you suspect something unusual is going on with your personal information, follow these steps: 1. Report It Identity theft techniques can range from complex computer spywares and viruses, designed to help thieves acquire personal…

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Are you being scammed? Here’s a quick guide to find out

Scams cost honest Canadians over $100 million in losses every year, according to the Better Business Bureau. They are getting more sophisticated and convincing with sleek digital interfaces, impeccable use of language (and psychology) by email, text and voice communication and by having just enough…

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Apartheid is Over, But Socially Responsible Investing is Not

Throughout the 1970s and 1990s, companies, pension funds, and individuals around the world stopped investing in South Africa. Since 1948, South Africa had been under Apartheid, a system of legal racial segregation enforced by the ruling National Party. Apartheid encouraged other human-rights violations such as…

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Millennials Eager to Invest in Combatting Cyber Security Breaches

I love free stuff perhaps even more than my granny. But, here’s the catch. Over the years I’ve registered for dozens of loyalty programs, downloaded coupons and signed up for services online. All I had to trade to get my precious ‘perks’, was my private…

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Recovering From Identity Theft

Samantha’s story of identity theft is one of many thousands. In the spirit of bringing awareness to Cyber Security Month and we’ve got a few tips from our friends at Cytelligence to keep your information safe online. Change your passwords to your online banking at…

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One Simple Way to Protect Against Identity Theft

Last year the most cyber attacked industries were: Healthcare Manufacturing Financial Services Government Transportation Millions of people had their private information misused or stolen for the purposes of criminal gain. In some instances, that resulted in the hackers creating new identities; while in others cases,…

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ETFs for Social Good

Three social issues that are trending in ETFs right now are gender diversity, car technology and cyber security. And you see the excitement building with the launch of HERS, CARS and CYBR right here in Canada.   Gender Diversity – Stats from Morgan Stanley show that high gender-diverse companies delivered incremental Return On…

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