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

WinZip rolls out improved version of iOS app

WinZip Computing Inc. has revamped its app for Apple iOS, giving users the chance to zip their files and protect them with encryption. Starting today, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users can now

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

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