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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Published on: March 20th, 2012 David Chartier

25 worst passwords of 2011

Internet users never learn. No matter how many times we hear about obvious, hackable passwords, people keep using them. And the situation doesn't seem to be getting better.Below is a list of the

Published on: November 21st, 2011 Jared Newman

Worries over Patriot Act drives NDP to cloud encryption

Canada's main opposition party is using cloud-based in the U.S. to store information about voters and interact with them, but worries that U.S. government snoops could peek at sensitive information under U.S.

Published on: September 27th, 2011 Ellen Messmer