The trouble with Canada’s Digital Privacy Act

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has been in the news this week, following her investigation into Canada’s practice of sharing personal (health) information stored by the Canadian Police Information Centre with U.S. border

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 21st, 2014 Tony Drake

Heartbleed a reminder of need for strong security practices: Bitcoin community

The Heartbleed vulnerability that has people busy changing their passwords for many effected popular websites may be a welcome change of conversation about cyber-security in the Bitcoin community. Before the flaw in the

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson


Heartbleed – don’t panic, but take swift action

What is it?  What impact can it have on your business?  Should you be concerned?  What can you do? Heartbleed is a vulnerability that has been around for two years, but it was

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Jim Love

Facebook updates user privacy controls

Facebook is rolling out some changes to its privacy controls aimed at simplifying how its users share information with the audiences they want and educating those users on what's happening with their information

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Brian Jackson

CRA shuts down netfile service over Heartbleed concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its website over security concerns around the newly-discovered Heartbleed vulnerability. A

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

‘Unsend’ feature finally comes to email

Vanessa Hojda was an unknown Toronto-based York University student before she accidentally attached a photo of Nicolas Cage instead of her resume to an email job application. After sharing her mishap on her

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Windows XP: The final shutdown

On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will end its support for the Windows XP operating system. After 12 long years of receiving security updates, having Microsoft technical support answering your phone calls or emails,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

4 smartphone apps that make BYOD work

By Diana Zelikman, Fueled To the chagrin of some security conscious IT administrators, more and more employees are bringing their own smartphones and tablets into the office. This generally wouldn't be a concern

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 21st, 2014 Fueled

Windows XP end of support – Mitigating the security concerns

Only a few more days now, and Windows XP will officially be end of life.  April 8, 2014 will be the last day that Windows XP or Office 2003 receive any bug fixes

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 19th, 2014 Brian Bourne

3 experts to follow on Twitter for #FollowFriday

Twitter without tweets from these individuals would not be the same. They are people who tweet about innovation, security and tech trends, tweeps who keep us updated with the latest developments. breaking: Many

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 6th, 2014 Wolston Lobo

HootSuite enters managed services with Security & Compliance

Vancouver-based social media dashboard firm HootSuite Media Inc. is expanding its business today with a new managed service aimed at managing the risk that comes with a growing corporate presence on social media.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

HP adds ProPad, ElitePad 1000 to commercial tablet portfolio

Hewlett Packard Co. kicked off its participation in Barcelona's Mobile World Congress today by announcing two new commercial tablets to its product portfolio. The premium tablet and an update to last year's ElitePad

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 23rd, 2014 Brian Jackson

Samsung gets into server-less printing for SMB

While Samsung Electronics was hobnobbing with the celebrities and fashion icons at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week show in New York City, the company announced availability of its BusinessCore Printing Solutions for small and medium sized businesses. This program is

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 5th, 2014 ITBusiness Staff