Some cybersecurity apps may do more harm than good

Some cybersecurity apps may do more harm than good

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with Supriya Dwivedi of Global News 640 out of Toronto about cybersecurity apps, and how some of them do more harm than good.

Buyer Beware

The old saying “you get what you pay for” is a good thing to keep in mind when you shop in the app store. If you are not paying for a cybersecurity app with money, then you are probably paying for it with your privacy; the app is likely collecting your data and then selling it or monetizing it in some other way. As Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook said, customer data is being “weaponized with military efficiency” to increase corporate profits.

Sidewalk Labs talks urban digital privacy

Sidewalk Labs talks urban digital privacy

There’s been a great deal of buzz around a deal by the City of Toronto’s waterfront development agency and a Google-backed firm called Sidewalk Labs.

The project has the potential to revolutionize urban living in the 21st century, but it is not without risks.

Beauceron CEO David Shipley talked about Sidewalk Lab’s potential benefits and their recent draft privacy report to Global News Radio Toronto.