Does breach assessment trump victim notification?

Assessing data breaches is more useful to mitigating the effects of such incidents than notifying affected individuals, according to a survey published on the same day as the European Union proposed a 24-hour

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 26th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Guardly gives Canadian students a pocket panic button

Canadian post-secondary students armed with smartphones can now download a free app that gives them a one-tap panic button to contact campus security, a Toronto-based mobile developer announced today.Guardly Corp. makes a smartphone

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 19th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Strong social networks secret to startup funding, study finds

It really is all about who you know, at least if you're an Ontariostartup looking for money.A preliminary study on the role of contact networks in the success ofOntario startups has found that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2011 Christine Wong

Five steps to securing employees’ mobile devices for work

First there were sewing-machine sized portable PCs, then laptops, the Newton, the Palm Pilot, and phones with built-in PDA functions. The iPhone led the way to the ubiquitous smartphone, and the iPad ushered

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 3rd, 2011 Logan Harbaugh

Consider converging SAN and LAN to save money, boost productivity

Today's workers want faster computing speeds and more storage,management wants it all under budget, and IT professionals arescrambling to save money and improve productivity.The tools of choice to achieve these goals are typically

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 8th, 2011 Mike Hronek

IPv6 eyed by torrent users to avoid network throttling

Experts are reporting a rise in the number of attacks that take advantage of known vulnerabilities of IPv6, a next-generation addressing scheme that is being adopted across the Internet. IPv6 replaces the Internet's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 26th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Competition, not congestion behind Bell’s UBB push

By Nestor E. Arellano Bell Canada might claiming that its proposal to implement Internet usage based billing on its wholesale customers is meant to alleviate network congestion but the early stages of the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Dell Kace M-series offers asset management for SMBs

Dell on Thursday shipped a new asset management appliance for small and medium-size business customers aimed at cutting costs of managing hardware and software.The Kace M300 is the first appliance in a new

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 15th, 2011 Agam Shah

Toronto’s waterfront developer plans ultra-broadband network

Toronto's waterfront revitalization – involving a string of new condominium developments lining Lake Ontario – will be connected by an ultra-broadband fibre optic network which will deliver bandwidth speeds up to 500 times

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Sony’s peril causes hackers to pile on the pressure

The apparent ease with which hackers have breached Sony networks in recent days shows how much work is still needed to fully secure the company's networks, analysts say.Sony, along with three external security

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 24th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Why your Wi-Fi sucks and what to do about it

Does your wireless network seem slow? A recent study by Epitiro, a UK-based broadband-analysis firm, shows that consumers lose an average of 30 percent of the data speed their broadband connection supplies when

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 18th, 2011 Jeff Bertolucci

Video Rewind: A closer look at LTE technology

Rogers Communications Inc. announced it will be the first Canadian carrier to launch a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in 2011 yesterday, delivering the 4G wireless service to Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Ottawa

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 28th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Hurricane Electric claims world’s largest IPv6 backbone

Brocade Networks announced last week that it provides the routers and switches that underpin the network backbone operated by Hurricane Electric, a leader in next-generation Internet services using the emerging IPv6 standard. Brocade's

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 15th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

What you need to know about SMB network infrastructure upgrades

Many organizations are cautious when investing in anything new -- especially technology. Familiarity often leads companies to stick with what they know or have always used. Holding on to the past, however, can

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 8th, 2011 Sven Rasmussen