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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2014 Candice So

#ITBprivacy: An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat

Updated on June 26, 2014, at 2:38pm: We just had a great Twitter chat with outgoing Ontario Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian, John Lawford of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, and Monica Goyal of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Candice So

6 questions to ask when choosing an encryption solution

By Pat Correia, senior product marketing manager at McAfee Inc. I was pleased to participate in ITWorldCanada.com’s recent #EncryptITWC Twitter chat and it was great interacting with IT experts and users alike over

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 15th, 2014 blogger

I Think Security launches all-in-one solution for mobile, cloud, and desktops

I Think Security Ltd., a data security startup based in Waterloo, Ont., is launching a new security solution that aims to protect businesses’ data on desktops, on mobile devices, and in the cloud

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Avoiding data breaches is almost impossible – so now what?

Don’t try to avoid data breaches altogether – that’s a waste of time. Nowadays, dealing with a breach is now simply part of being a security professional. Instead, focus on mitigating the damage

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Using Charles Dickens to crack your LinkedIn password

Kevin Young, a computer security expert who studies passwords, is nearly at a loss for words. Literally.Young and his colleagues are working to decode some 2.6 million scrambled LinkedIn passwords, part of a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

6.5 million LinkedIn passwords hacked

LinkedIn users have been advised to change their passwords immediately after an unconfirmed report claimed that millions of 'unsalted' hashed passwords have turned up on a Russian hacker Web site.According to the Norwegian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2012 John E. Dunn

Ontario county saves on compliance costs with vendor swap

With a population of 70,000 residents you might be prone to think that the IT and compliance challenges of Middlesex County would be negligible compared to those of much larger municipalities. However, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Data encryption seldom used by Canadian businesses

Nearly half of Canadian businesses that handle customers' personal information in digital form fail to use appropriate tools and practices to protect sensitive data, according to a survey commissioned by the Office of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Move over Anonymous, make way for The Unknowns

The latest shadowy hacker group to strike is calling itself The Unknowns, and they're bragging they've hacked NASA Glenn Research Center, the U.S. Air Force, the European Space Agency and others, posting some

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 3rd, 2012 Ellen Messmer

Experts share 5 tips to survive a cloud outage

"Everything fails, all the time," so says Amazon.com CTO Werner Vogels. Amazon Web Services itself experienced a much publicized four-day service disruption last April, another outage in August and it had plenty of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 27th, 2012 Brandon Butler

Canada’s anti-spam law takes effect next year

The country's long awaited anti-spam law will be implemented in 2013, according to Industry Minister Christian Paradis. Speaking at the Canada 3.0 Digital Media Forum in Stratford, Ont., this week, the minister said

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

What to do when you lose your phone

by Kye Husbands Losing a smart phone like an iPhone, BlackBerry or a Samsung Galaxy S can be a gut wrenching feeling. First there’s the information on the phone you worry about, including

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2012 Kye Husbands

SMBs to outpace enterprise in adoption of virtualization, server virtualization

According to a recent survey conducted by disaster recovery and data protection solutions provider Acronis Inc., small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) around the world are planning to adopt server virtualization in 2012

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 26th, 2012 Computerworld India Staff