Heartbleed – don’t panic, but take swift action

What is it?  What impact can it have on your business?  Should you be concerned?  What can you do? Heartbleed is a vulnerability that has been around for two years, but it was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jim Love

CRA shuts down netfile service over Heartbleed concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its website over security concerns around the newly-discovered Heartbleed vulnerability. A

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

How to stop Heartbleed: 7-step checklist to fix OpenSSL security bug

A serious vulnerability has been revealed that could give anyone access to private data on the web that's supposed to be securely encrypted. According to recent estimates, the Heartbleed SSL/TLS bug may be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 8th, 2014 Claudiu Popa

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

BlackBerry unveils plans for monetizing BBM

BlackBerry Ltd. is unveiling four new plans to make some money from BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), its flagship instant messaging platform. And while it hasn’t settled on just one plan, it will be trying

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 25th, 2014 Candice So

A look ahead at next week’s RSA conference

With the RSA conference kicking off Feb. 24 in San Francisco, there’s a lot of buzz around what may – or may not – be revealed during one of the cyber security industry’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 21st, 2014 Candice So

‘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

Obama has promised NSA reforms, but for phones, not the Internet

With U.S. President Barack Obama announcing high-level changes to government surveillance programs at the National Security Agency (NSA) earlier today, it seems as though much has been promised - but we have yet

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 17th, 2014 Candice So

AVG helps SMBs with backing up and encrypting data

AVG Technologies has just launched a new cloud security platform, geared towards helping small businesses back up their data. For small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), anti-virus solutions provider AVG’s new Online Backup tool

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

Security experts debate use of backdoors in coding

In light of the furore around the NSA and PRISM, a new report from the Citizen Lab is calling for a cut down on the use of backdoors when coding software. In his

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 7th, 2013 Candice So

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin help criminals launder money, McAfee report finds

With the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Second Life’s Linden dollars, it’s not just early adopters swapping their physical cash for Internet bits and bytes. A lot of criminals are taking

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

A VoIP intercom system for your home or small office

Two German companies have built an intercom device for your home or small business office, giving you the ability to see and talk to a visitor to your front door from your iPhone,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

AVG gives resellers a dashboard to serve SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers using anti-virus company AVG Technologies will now be able to use one unified dashboard to serve small business customers. In a press briefing in New York on

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So