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Dan Caprio: The Internet of Things

August 22nd, 2014

The Internet of Things The Internet of Things (IoT) is a broad term that describes the ecosystem of sensors that interact with each other, persons, and services in computer-aware environments supported by analytics. The complexity of this ecosystem includes sensors that will only interact with each other, sensors that will interact with the broad ecosystem […]

Dan Caprio - Co-Founder and Chairman, The Providence Group

Dan Caprio, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, is an internationally recognized expert on privacy and cybersecurity. He has served as the Chief Privacy Officer and Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Commerce Department, a transatlantic subject matter expert for the European Commission’s Internet of Things formal expert group, a Chief of Staff for a Federal Trade Commission […]

Youth Series: Modern Day Experts: The Plugged in Generation

August 20th, 2014

Modern Day Experts: The Plugged in Generation It is not new information that teens seem to be the most fluent in the language of social media and technology. From scrolling down Instagram to snapchatting pictures of your coffee and croissant, the glow of a smartphone is often reflecting off of a teenager’s face. One thing […]

Erinne Paisley - Student, Reynolds Secondary School

Erinne Paisley is currently a grade 11 student at Reynolds Secondary in Victoria B.C., where she is involved in Leadership, Vital Youth, Principal’s Advisory, Open for Change, Reynolds Eco-action, Outdoors Club, and the school’s Peer Mentor program. Erinne is also the founder of actionNow, a student-led group whose mandate is to focus on creating positive […]

Richard Purcell: What is so important about an economy that is digital?

July 29th, 2014

What is so important about an Economy that is Digital? In my last blog, I talked about how disruptive technologies have changed so much of our lives that we can rightfully describe our economy as being truly digital. So much has changed about the way we talk to each other, read books, discover new information, […]

Richard Purcell - CEO, Corporate Privacy Group

Richard Purcell has been a leading voice in addressing consumer privacy and data protection challenges since the late ‘90’s. He leads Corporate Privacy Group (CPG), an independent consulting firm focusing on establishing sustainable and effective information security and privacy programs. CPG supports multi-national corporations, Internet start-ups and government agencies in planning, developing, and implementing enterprise-wide […]

Spievak Speaks: Where the Puck is Going

July 15th, 2014

Spievak Speaks: Where the Puck is Going Wayne Gretsky was arguably the best hockey player in the world because he always knew where the puck was going. Great companies recognize that the puck is going towards opportunities in the digital economy. It appears that stodgy bricks and mortar companies such as Walmart are recognizing that […]

Greg Spievak - Founder & CEO, Reboot Communications, Ltd.

Greg Spievak is the founder and principal of Reboot Communications, a firm that specializes in creating and delivering conferences worldwide. For the last fifteen years, Mr. Spievak has produced conferences with government agencies and international corporations in the areas of: Information Technology, Privacy and Security, Biometrics, Digital Media, Health, Green Technology, Counterterrorism and Public Safety. […]

Richard Purcell: What a Difference a Year Makes

July 10th, 2014

What a Difference a Year Makes We continue to see rapid, nearly breath-taking, advances in technology development and deployment. Since our first gathering in November 2013, we’ve seen wearable tech, temporary social media, embedded sensors, cloud services, mobile computing and personalized entertainment continue to expand into our lives. The only constant is change; disruption is […]

Richard Purcell - CEO, Corporate Privacy Group

Richard Purcell has been a leading voice in addressing consumer privacy and data protection challenges since the late ‘90’s. He leads Corporate Privacy Group (CPG), an independent consulting firm focusing on establishing sustainable and effective information security and privacy programs. CPG supports multi-national corporations, Internet start-ups and government agencies in planning, developing, and implementing enterprise-wide […]