Mastercard to bring ‘selfie pay’ to Canada this summer

MasterCard will officially be rolling out its biometric payment service, MasterCard Identity Check - a smartphone app which allows users to verify purchases by taking a selfie instead of entering a password -

Published on: February 25th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Business execs have a cybersecurity blind spot: IBM study

Business leaders are worried about the threat posed by cyber-criminals to their organizations, but not as worried as they are about rogue actors, according to a study conducted by IBM's Institute for Business

Published on: February 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Companies aren’t tapping into 80 per cent of digital opportunities: Cisco

San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco Systems Inc. has released a new report that it's hoping will serve as a call to action for complacent companies that believe they're harnessing digital technology to the best

Published on: January 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Smart homes, cyber security, and the Internet of Things: Five trends at CES 2016

It's that time of year again - between Jan. 4 and Jan. 9, thousands of people in the tech industry and the media covering them will descend on Las Vegas, Nevada for CES.

Published on: January 4th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Recap: #connectivitysolutions Twitter chat, The Internet of Things and the enterprise

Updated 4:59 pm E.S.T. Today we hosted a Twitter chat on the topic of the Internet of Things and the enterprise. It was a fast-paced, forward-thinking and engaging chat, much like the topic

Published on: August 1st, 2015 Hibah Ahmed

Network intrusions: A 2015 prediction from Howard Solomon, former editor at In the year 2015, the ability of IT to detect network intrusions won't improve. There will be more stunning attacks, so your job in the short run is defense. Train staff on

Published on: December 15th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff

Hackers increasingly targeting cloud providers, not consumer devices

Rather than going after your smartphone, more and more cybercriminals will simply seek out cloud providers for their collections of consumer and corporate data – all at a faster rate than before, putting

Published on: December 15th, 2014 Dave Yin

Hackers are getting personal information more easily than before: Symantec

In the mobile app world, when hackers want access to personal information, they need simply ask. This is one of several key findings Symantec Corp. released today as part of the company’s “Mobile

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

2015 predictions by Candice So, staff writer at

In the year 2015... Canadian marketers will become more involved with programmatic ad buying, and they will stop perceiving it as limited to real-time bidding for cheap ad inventory. We will

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Candice So

Canadian firms seeing fewer data breaches – why that could actually be bad

This year, the number of reported security incidents dropped by 22 per cent among large businesses in Canada, compared to 2013. That might sound great, but Canadian businesses also saw a 15 per

Published on: December 1st, 2014 Candice So

How Qualys tackles an incident response

When a new global vulnerability threatens to take centre stage and capture the media's attention, the public naturally contemplates the individual and coordinated efforts of mitigating the risk. It's all hands on deck

Published on: October 28th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Why data breaches keep happening

Target, Home Depot, and last week, Staples – it seems as though there are always new headlines cropping up about data breaches at major retailers or restaurants. For consumers, that can be worrying

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

Businesses’ chief security concern is data security: Kaspersky

Protecting data from being leaked or hacked – that’s the top security priority for businesses around the world, according to a new survey from Kaspersky Labs. In a survey released today, which Kaspersky

Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

How to break into containerized Android apps

Chris John Riley can break into your phone. Well, that’s if you are running older versions of Box, LastPass, SpiderOak, Good for Enterprise, on Android. And Riley can do it all within less

Published on: October 23rd, 2014 Candice So