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

News flash: National security through obscurity doesn’t work

How did secrecy become ubiquitous in the Information Age? It looked good on paper. Pervasive surveillance would be needed to protect the populace, and technology could facilitate the enormous challenge of inspecting global

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

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

Top 7 ways to secure your Web site

Pleasing customers is a top priority for business owners, and building trust is a large part of that. When an e-commerce Web site gets hacked or compromised, customers are at risk of identity

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2013 Sean Forkan

Wellx jumps regulatory, culture hurdles on way to improving health communications

After months of waiting for your dermatologist appointment, you finally get a reminder call. Unable to reach you, the receptionist leaves a voicemail with all the details you need. Have you ever accidentally

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 14th, 2013 Maria Karpenko

‘Frienemies’ at work – is your data safe?

If you have children or are young enough to remember back to your school days, the term “frenemy” might be familiar – the concept that someone inside your group of friends might be

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Humans often the weak link in cybersecurity defence

Considering the state of cybersecurity threats these days, many yearn for a simpler time when IP spoofing was the biggest identity theft concern people had in regards to the Internet.A roundup of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Developer’s detention spikes interest in Montreal’s Cryptocat

Interest in the free encrypted Web chat service offered by Montreal-based Cryptocat has increased following the detention and interrogation of its developer by United States border officials. The Cryptocat Project is developing a

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

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

Startup news round-up: May 30, 2012

With per-record data breach cost coming up to $204 and the average business disruption linked to non-compliance reaching as high as $3.3 million, focusing on compliance standards and preventative security measures has become

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

5 top-notch encrypted flash drives

If you're physically transporting data you don't want other people to see, you should be doing it on secure media. And what better than something that hides easily within a pocket? Secure flash

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2012 Jon Jacobi

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

Free and easy email encryption with Enlocked

Like many people, I rely heavily on email to communicate with all sorts of folks. And sometimes, whether it's sending tax information to my husband or credit card information to the owner of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 4th, 2012 Liane Cassavoy

Secure your connection and avoid firewalls with Cloak

Thanks to iPads, iPhones, and ever-lighter MacBooks, we're doing more work and play while on the go than ever before. A caveat of working this way, however, is that most public Wi-Fi networks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 20th, 2012 David Chartier