Fortinet’s new line of appliances converge security with networking

Fortinet's 10 new appliances are designed to help businesses stay secure while simplifying their network infrastructure. The security vendor announced its new line of unified threat management boxes on July 19. Whereas IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Negligent insiders contribute to costly data breaches

Canada has experienced its share of high profile data breaches in the past year, with much of the attention focused on storage devices gone missing from government departments. While protection against hacking attacks

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2013 Sean Forkan

‘Lionytics’ takes spam battle to social media

Developers looking to ward off spam from social media and email now have one more tool in their arsenal, thanks to new software from Ottawa-based Lionhardt Technologies. Lionytics, an anti-spam application programming interface

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 8th, 2013 Candice So

The next person to hack your company could be anyone – if they’re willing to pay

Forget Anonymous, or even a high-profile hacker like Weev, famous for exposing a loophole at U.S. mobile giant AT&T. The next hacker eyeing your company as a potential way to cash in could

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Candice So

One size security doesn’t fit all for SMBs: Kaspersky

SAN FRANCISCO – Many small businesses view IT security as either a daunting undertaking or an unnecessary expense, but some form of security is necessary for any small business, and it’s not a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canada a landing pad for foreign hackers, report finds

Canada is playing host to a slew of foreign cybercriminals, making it one of the top countries in the world for hackers looking for a destination to plant their malware, phishing and command

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2013 Candice So

Does anti-virus software make things worse?

According to the handy Wolfram Alpha search engine, some 24.5 years have passed since the introduction of the first Internet virus. And the first self-replicating malware to exist on the Internet’s precursor, the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 6th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Big increase in master boot record attacks: McAfee report

Any startup looking to gain a foothold in a given market knows there's a minimum threshold to surpass before you can start gaining traction - a niche that must be carved out and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 5th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Online privacy attacks up by 42%, SMBs targeted

Watching your back online for cyber-criminals tracking your movements might be a smart move, as targeted attacks on online privacy shot up by 42 per cent this year, according to a new study

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 30th, 2013 Candice So

Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

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

McAfee report outlines evolving threat landscape

Security vendor McAfee released its McAfee Threats Report: Fourth Quarter 2012 this week, reporting that sophisticated attacks originally targeting the financial services industry are now hitting other critical sectors of the economy. “We

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 22nd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Canada one of most popular countries to host malware, phishing operations: Websense

Canada is one of top countries in the world most affected by malware and phishing, according to a report from a San Diego-based security vendor. The biggest cyber-security threat faced by businesses over

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Million dollar botnet Bamital taken down

A major clickfraud Trojan that's been operating for more than three years and reaped more than $1.1 million in returns for its operators has been shut down, Symantec Corp. announced this morning.Working with

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