TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio

An independent Chatham, Ont.-based Internet service provider has bought itself more time to inform subscribers they may be the target of lawsuits from a Hollywood movie studio.A judge granted an adjournment in court

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Tragedy when loss of data leads to loss of life

Security assessments are always interesting. I know, I do them all the time. You can never guess what you'll find when you're investigating a breach and a federal agency recently found that to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Big increase in data breaches during 2012

We’ve heard a lot of anecdotal cases of password leaks and other data breaches from some high-profile services this year, but now software vendor SecurityCoverage is showing some research that indicates data breaches

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 23rd, 2012 Brian Jackson

Keep it personal: five keys to successful marketing

By Lori Bieda, Executive Lead, Customer Intelligence, SAS Americas There was a time when customer intelligence would have seemed like an unattainable concept. In the era of  bricks and mortar, traditional retail was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2012 SAS

Canadians more wary of giving personal data to marketers: study

Canadians are getting more protective of their personal information than they were five years ago, at least when it comes to giving that data to marketing professionals.Twenty-seven per cent of Canadians say they

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Data stored by organizations passes 2 zettabyte mark

Information stored by Canadian small businesses is expected to grow more than 2.5 times faster than data stored by their large enterprise counterparts, and they are paying more to manage it, according to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2012 Brian Jackson

IBM reverse engineers brain for prototype chip

IBM has created prototype chips that could mimic brain-like functionality, which the company said is an "unprecedented" step forward in creating intelligent computers that collect, process and understand data quickly.The prototype chips will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 18th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Web startup asks ‘How’s it going?’, seeks deeper meaning

Toronto-based entrepreneur Philip Powell always thought of himself as the last person in the world that would use a self-help tool, but now he's created a Web-based service that will do just that.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 17th, 2011 Brian Jackson

How to do a social background check the legal way

As more people create Facebook profiles (500 million and growing), and sign on to the many social media sites available today, hiring managers are finding they have new opportunities to get background information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2011 Joan Goodchild

Hackers sharpen ‘spear phishing’ attacks for high profile targets

Recent break-ins at high-profile targets like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) demonstrate just how proficient hackers have become at "spear phishing," researchers said today."Today's spear phishing is not only more prevalent but also

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2011 Gregg Keizer

How to keep your mobile devices secure while on the road

From coffee shops to planes, trains, and cruise ships, we've become accustomed to having ready access to the Internet just about anywhere. The problem is, it's easy to forget how vulnerable that makes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 4th, 2011 Logan Kugler

‘Lovely Faces’ scrapes public data from Facebook to create mock dating site

Facebook is threatening to take legal action against the creators of an online "dating" site that features 250,000 profiles of men and women whose photos and personal details were scraped off the social

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 8th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Four security start-ups, four paths to success

What sort of business might an entrepreneur launch in a post-recession economy where funding is scarce, company purse strings tight, and competition abounds?If a room full of IT security professionals at Toronto's Sector

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Security efforts diminishing privacy, says Ontario expert

People are increasingly -- and willingly -- throwing their privacy to the wind, thanks to an addiction to Google apps, GPS devices, the BlackBerry, iPhone and Android, and social networking sites like Facebook

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 27th, 2010 Bill Brenner