‘Huge’ Sophos SafeGuard Encryption upgrade takes data-first approach

Sophos announced a new version of its Safeguard Encryption suite that it says addresses today's mobile-driven, multi-platform IT environment by taking a data-first approach to encryption. Sophos SafeGuard Encryption version 6.1 is being

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Microsoft rebranding SkyDrive to OneDrive

Microsoft Corp. will soon be renaming its free cloud storage and syncing service to be in line with its newly released video game console. SkyDrive, the cloud service that allows users to upload

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 27th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Steve Jobs vowed to ‘kill’ Dropbox with iCloud

Dropbox founder and CEO Drew Houston knew he'd arrived with his cloud storage and syncing service when Apple Inc. was interested in talking about an acquisition. Not interested in selling the firm, he

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 19th, 2013 Brian Jackson

HP brings printer and scanning-focused cloud solution to Canada

In a move to reach out to small businesses, Hewlett Packard Co. (HP) is reaching out to its customers through the cloud, bringing its take on a cloud solution to Canada last month.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 15th, 2013 Candice So

HP turns to mobile and digitization to bring back a printing spark

BOISE – Despite the hype around the paperless office, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) feels printers aren’t going away any time soon – and it’s counting on mobile to try to keep its products relevant.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 13th, 2013 Candice So

myApollo taps Dell to build infrastructure to take on Facebook, Dropbox

Harvey Medcalf's Toronto-based startup sounds familiar at first. After hatching an idea in their parents' basements, a group of 20-somethings have formed a team to take on Facebook with a bigger, better, more

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SearchYourCloud offers free multi-cloud storage search, encryption

For those of you who can't resist the convenience of a cloud storage account or two (or five) but still fret about the security of your files there, the now freely-available SearchYourCloud application

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Business-grade Dropbox? Active Directory integration enabled

While the Dropbox cloud-based file sharing service was quickly a hit with users, it was also quickly identified as a security concern by their IT managers. A new partnership may help assuage their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cometdocs like Dropbox with file conversion

It’s rare to find a PC user in the business world that hasn’t suffered the pain of weird document formats. Either because your work computer won’t give you admin rights to install the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The allure of building enterprise products

By Jesse Rodgers  There is no doubt that enterprise software is currently in fashion. That’s because in enterprise software there are big problems, bigger data, and bigger budgets where you don’t need to find

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 20th, 2012 Francis Moran

What if Yammer, BaseCamp, Zoho and DropBox all had a baby?

Social enterprise is all the rage these days, as traditional enterprise software vendors try to incorporate social aspects into their platforms and other companies build cloud-based services to compete with the incumbents. One

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 16th, 2012 Jeff Jedras

TitanFile secures documents, $1.1 million VC funding

A Halifax-based startup that assures its customers of a secure way to transfer sensitive documents has won $1.1 million in seed financing, it announced today. TitanFile Inc. received the financing from Innovacorp, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Latest Sophos security releases target Android malware, Dropbox files

Sophos has released a new free anti-virus app for Android devices. As explained in our source story from Network World, theapp scans formalicious apps and malware on Android devices. In November it will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2012 Christine Wong

Big increase in data breaches during 2012

We’ve heard a lot of anecdotal cases of password leaks and other data breaches from some high-profile services this year, but now software vendor SecurityCoverage is showing some research that indicates data breaches

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson