BYOD is not just about mobile devices

Many CIOs dismiss the BYOD (bring your own device) trend as little more than hype. When asked, they give the security issues as a reason for not offering BYOD.  The so-called "hype" trend

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

4 questions to ask when establishing a BYOD policy for your business

If you've recently launched a startup or small business, you're probably concerned with financing and dealing with new regulations. But have you considered whether or not you need a bring your own device

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

Silicon Valley tech firms under legal scrutiny for ‘anti-poaching’ agreements

The Justice Department in the United States has sued several tech giants including eBay, Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Intuit, Lucasfilm, and Pixar over an anti-poaching agreement that was in place between 2006 and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2012 Monica Goyal

2013 is ‘make or break’ year for BYOD policies, report warns

The trend of employees bringing their own technology to work will grow exponentially next year – whether businesses actively manage it or not, according to an IT analyst firm. Two-thirds of businesses already

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 12th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Creating mobile security policy? Remember ‘I love you,’ Kaspersky says

I.T. administrators in charge of securing mobile devices must be prepared to tell even executives there are no exceptions when it comes to company policies, says an executive from a security vendor. User

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 27th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Security fears, breaches driving a third of BYOD policies in Canada

More than one third of Canadian businesses with bring your own device (BYOD) policies adopted them as a result of specific security breaches or red flags, a new study shows. The finding is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

70 per cent of Canadian businesses still have no BYOD policy: IDC

Over two thirds of Canadian companies still have no policy in place to deal with the bring-your-own-device phenomenon, the latest IDC Canada research shows. The disconnect is a jarring one: although 69 per

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 18th, 2012 Christine Wong

10 tips for securing BYOD in your workplace

While tech-giddy employees are prone to fawn over every new iThing smuggled into the workplace – devices that are often used in violation of company policy -- IT security pros see something very

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2012 Joe Dysart

Facebook’s terms of service doomed Canadian class-action lawsuit

The law firm representing Canadian members of Facebook in a class-action lawsuit decided settlement was the best option after a Quebec judge determined the case had to be litigated in Santa Clara, Calif.Merchant

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 6th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Top 5 legal considerations for business on Google+

As Google+ grows in popularity--now with more than 20 million users--the new social network is triggering a number of questions with legal implications from businesses about potential policy changes, data retention issues and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 8th, 2011 Kristin Burnham

How to protect your online privacy without having a law degree

Your personal data is out there. Every thought you tap out on Twitter, every status update you post on Facebook, and even the last credit card purchase you made is accessible via the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2011 Robert Vamosi

First steps for using social media for business

It's easy to get started doing social media - maybe a little too easy. Thanks to the easy sign-up offered by social networking sites Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., most Canadians now have at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 11th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Pepsi overcomes urban legend for successful Facebook page

Before Facebook, Pepsi Canada probably never had to worry about false complaints claiming their cans to be “an assault on God,” but now those comments are posted publicly for the world to see.The

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 15th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Former tech titans seek new careers in politics

This political primary season, some high-profile former titans of high tech are vying to join the ranks of senators, governors, state attorneys general and other elected officials. If they succeed, observers expect the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 8th, 2010 Sandra Gittlen