Creating mobile security policy? Remember ‘I love you,’ Kaspersky says

I.T. administrators in charge of securing mobile devices must be prepared to tell even executives there are no exceptions when it comes to company policies, says an executive from a security vendor. User

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

OnLive woes show challenges of cloud startups

It was a long weekend for California-based cloud video games firm OnLive, and not the good kind. On Friday, an e-mail went out to all the employees at the firm were told they'd

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

Can you BYOD to work? Nearly 60 per cent of Canadians believe they can

Fifty-nine per cent of Canadian employees believe they are allowed to use their own personal device for work, according to a joint study by Dell and Intel.That's only the workers' perception of BYOD

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Electronic Arts Canada offices may see layoffs this week: report

Electronic Arts (EA) is expected to layoff between 500 to 1,000 employees this week, reports Silicon Valley blog Startup Grind.That represents up to 11 per cent of the company's total staff, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Sony set to cut 10,000 jobs in restructuring push

Sony will cut 10,000 jobs globally, or about 6 percent of its workforce, this year as part of a restructuring plan under its new president, Japan's largest business paper reported Monday.The Nikkei, without

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

Acquisitions: Dell to buy Wyse, Ericsson completes BelAir deal

In today's acquisition news, LM Ericsson has completed its deal to purchase Ottawa's BelAir Networks and Dell has signed an agreement to buy Wyse Technology.BelAir's Ottawa employees will retain their jobs now that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 2nd, 2012

Financial sector not investing enough in cybersecurity: PwC study

Too few organisations in the financial services sector are investing in the response mechanisms needed to cope with cybercrime incidents, a PwC survey has found.This is despite cybercrime now being a major cause

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 27th, 2012 John E. Dunn

3 CRM policies you should never adopt

Too often ignored is the CRM data that's about your users: employees who log in and manipulate data every day.There are some user policies that are tempting, but have some nasty consequences. Here

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 23rd, 2011 David Taber

More companies roping in IT to spy on workers

It's 9:00 in the morning, or 3:00 in the afternoon, or even 10:00 at night. Do you know what your users are up to?More than ever, IT managers can answer "Oh, yes" to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2010 Tam Harbert

Green social media contests hosted by David Suzuki and Future Shop

Future Shop and the David Suzuki Foundation are joining forces in an environmental campaign that will showcase a new social network designed to influence positive behaviour change in its members. Two contests hinging

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 16th, 2010 Brian Jackson

How to help your staff survive the IT squeeze

It's not easy to stay positive in the Great Recession, protracted recovery or whatever phrase du jour is used to describe the current global economy. That's why the mood in the IT department

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2010 Mary Brandel

New Big Brother like service monitors employee use of social sites

A new service that monitors workers' use of social networks may keep employees alert to the dangers of posting confidential corporate data, but it will likely also make them feel as though the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 30th, 2010 Sharon Gaudin

Want to fix poor staff morale? – Cut the crap, show them the cash

Computerworld recently released its 2009 ranking of the Best Places to Work in IT. As part of that feature, the IT news daily published the story, 7 Tips for Keeping IT Employees Upbeat.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 19th, 2009 Meridith Levinson

Fired IT worker blackmails former company for money, references

A systems administrator pleaded guilty in a federal court yesterday to charges that he tried to extort an undisclosed amount of money and even forcibly secure good job references from a New York-based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin