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Five security steps to take before using your new smartwatch for business

The smartwatch revolution is near, and sales of these hot new wearable are sure to be strong for back to school. However, a new report is raising serious security concerns about that little

Published on: July 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Salesforce Shield helps regulated industries build secure apps

While the app economy has companies keenly aware of the need to bring their apps to market quickly to keep up with their competition, but for companies with serious governance concerns or in

Published on: July 16th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Malware map update: Surprise dip in malware as school year starts

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from September 2015. Canada's malware rate dipped as the school year began, with only about 240,000 malware infections detected across the country in September

Published on: July 8th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Apple updates require email servers to use boosted encryption or none at all

Some businesses running their own email servers are faced with a choice to either upgrade their level of encryption to meet Apple Inc.'s new standards, or use none whatsoever. After upgrading in-house Apple

Published on: July 7th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Beware Aquaman! Sinister superheroes pose Internet security threat

Superheroes might protect you from the evils of the physical world, but according to Intel Security’s recent study, their super powers are useless on the Internet. Intel Security recently released its third annual

Published on: July 3rd, 2015 Jackie Atkins

VMware launches enterprise single sign-on solution

Palo Alto-based VMware Inc. is launching its own single sign-on solution for big companies looking to enable their workers to do their jobs completely from mobile devices, the firm announced on Monday evening.

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Ransomware attacks see dramatic increase: McAfee

The latest McAfee Labs Threat Report from Intel Security warns of a rapid proliferation of new ransomware attacks, as well as HDD and SSD firmware attacks by a major computer espionage group and

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Buffering: How to never forget your password again

Buffering... is an editorial cartoon series by Charlie Teljeur that will be bringing to you on a regular basis in the weeks ahead. We want to know what you think - like it?

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Charlie Teljeur

Dell adds compliance, encryption to hosted email security solution

Dell has announced enhancements to its Hosted Email Security service to allow businesses to continue to rely on this essential communications channel while ensuring confidential business information is secure from outside threats. The

Published on: May 20th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

You might never have to remember another password again, thanks to Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO - Forgotten passwords are the scourge of the Internet. They create friction for users between intention to complete a task online and attaining it. They are leaked out in mass data

Published on: April 30th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Beware the privacy and security risks of the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) may offer vast improvements in convenience and efficiency, but how secure is it, and do we need to protect ourselves from it? The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Published on: April 29th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

BlackBerry strengthens EMM portfolio, BES 12 with WatchDox acquisition

Waterloo, Ont.-based BlackBerry is strengthening its enterprise mobility management (EMM) portfolio with the acquisition of WatchDox, which specializes in secure file management. On Tuesday, BlackBerry announced a definitive agreement to acquire Palo Alto,

Published on: April 21st, 2015 Jeff Jedras

6 emerging security trends, from electric cars to the connected home

Dell has released its annual Threat Report, highlighting emerging threat trends and looking at the most common attacks observed in 2015. The report is based on research from Dell’s Global Response Intelligence Defense

Published on: April 14th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Cybercrime is getting easier and what’s old is new again

New techniques are blending with old and exploit kits are making it easier to create advanced threats – these are among the conclusions of the 2015 Threat Report from Websense Security Labs. The

Published on: April 8th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

BlackBerry is back in the tablet business, and it brought friends

The BlackBerry Playbook didn’t last very long in the market, but the Canadian vendor is hoping a laser focus and some big partners will make its latest foray into the tablet market a

Published on: March 27th, 2015 Jeff Jedras