Government unveils final anti-spam regulations, dates

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), the anti-spam bill that targets businesses that send email and other digital messages to people without permission, will start coming into effect July 1, 2014, according to an order

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age

Symantec Corp. announced updates to its Mobile Management Suite that attempt to strike a balance between a preferred user experience and better security controls, at its Symantec Vision conference in Las Vegas today.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Anti-spam regulations published, consultation opens

The latest draft regulations for Canada’s anti-spam law were published today in the Canada Gazette and the government is asking for consultation on them until Feb. 4.While Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) received Royal

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

What happens to cloud data when you die?

My guess is that, on average, we have at least 20 different online accounts.  At a minimum, this includes e-mail, social networking (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube, MySpace, Flickr), entertainment (e.g. iTunes, Second

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 4th, 2013 ITBusiness Staff

Anti-spam law adds exceptions, delayed until 2014

The anti-spam legislation passed into law more than two years ago will not be coming into force until late in 2013 and possibly not until 2014, according to an Industry Canada official. It’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2012 Brian Jackson

90 per cent of tablet owners taking device to bed

The quirky and sometimes questionable behaviour of Americans with tablet computers is being highlighted by an Ipsos MediaCT survey sponsored by Yahoo.The survey was conducted in the U.S., but it's likely many Canadian

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law: everything you need to know

Quick links: Articles | Opinion | Resources | Video | Slideshow Of all the annoyances that come with modern information technology, e-mail spam is perhaps one of the worst. Unsolicited messages have clogged

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Do Not Call List should be put on ice

By Brian Jackson The federal government continued limping along in its support of the Do Not Call List with the budget. The stop-gap funding was tagged on as an afterthought to support what

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canada’s anti-spam regulations finally unveiled

Canadian e-mail marketers now have the final regulations that will be enforced under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) that was passed into law more than a year ago.The regulations don't just impact e-mail. All

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

5 reasons why you should host your own e-mail

E-mail is still an important means of communication in business. In recent years, an increasing number of businesses are outsourcing their e-mail to web-based services like Google Apps for Business. In a tight

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2012 Joseph Fieber

The Freezer isn’t so hot for stopping spam, critics charge

Canada's new anti-spam legislation marks a huge shift from previous government efforts to deal with spam and that is a good thing, according to industry experts. But while they are optimistic about new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Video Rewind: Anti-spam advice from MessageLabs

Canada's anti-spam law - it's been debated by politicians for years and security companies have long warned that businesses need to prepare for it, and now it's finally happening. Canada'a parliament passed Bill

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Microsoft Office 365 selling like hot cakes to SMBs

Office 365, Microsoft's cloud collaboration and communication suite for organizations, is selling eight times faster than its predecessor, the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) and has been particularly successful among small businesses, which

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 30th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Canadian businesses face tough challenges with strict anti-spam law

The period for public comment on Canada's new Anti-Spam and Online Fraud Act recently ended, and the new legislation is expected to become law this fall. It will be among the world's strictest

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 2nd, 2011 Grant Buckler