Major tech brands form coalition in response to PRISM leaks

In the wake of government surveillance programs leaked by National Securities Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, major tech industry firms are forming a coalition and calling on governments worldwide - starting with the

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Michael Geist on how the ‘Snowden fallout’ impacts business

The world is still reeling after National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden leaked classified documents to The Guardian newspaper. Those documents detailed the level of surveillance the NSA is engaging in on

Published on: November 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Obama advisor paints picture of cyber-security in 2020

The Internet will look very different in 2020. Internet users will double from the number in 2010 to total of 4 billion in 2020, and that's just the beginning - there will be

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Live stream – Technicity 2013: Focus on cybersecurity

Watch here live now: for our all-day conference live video feed and follow along on Twitter at #Technicity2013. You can check the agenda here. Join the conversation on Twitter: Tweets about "#Technicity2013" // As

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

8 cyber-security threats to prepare for in 2014

Just like those running legitimate businesses, hackers and cyber-criminals alike will be making New Year's resolutions to improve their efficiency and hone their techniques to get a bigger impact for their efforts, according

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Toronto’s top-notch ICT cluster [infographic]

Forget about claiming the title of 'Silicon Valley North.' Toronto is a high tech eco-system unto itself and one of the leaders in North America when it comes to supporting innovative firms. From

Published on: November 15th, 2013 Brian Jackson

8 Toronto cyber-security experts you should know

Published on: November 13th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Websense Triton looks to intercept targeted cyber attacks

Cybercriminals continue to get more sophisticated and this has led to more successful luring of victims. San Diego-based Websense, Inc. is addressing this concern with its updated Triton defense version 7.8 that attempts to quell

Published on: November 12th, 2013 Paolo Del Nibletto

Interview with McAfee’s Doug Cooke

What are the key security issues facing Canadian businesses? Complexity is the top one, according to Doug Cooke director of sales engineering at McAfee. Mobile devices mean the number of endpoints are exploding,

Published on: November 8th, 2013 Jim Love

Spammers full of tricks, offer no treats for Halloween

Spammers seem to have an uncanny ability to figure out a way to get past our filters - both the ones we put up with our technology and our brains through critical thinking.

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Small business forecast looks ‘cloudy’ with a chance of success

The cloud is big news for small businesses.  Empowered by the cloud, even the smallest business can be more competitive and more secure from the dangers of a volatile economy.  But the cloud

Published on: October 29th, 2013 Shawn Freeman

How much fun could an IT security conference be, anyway?

In many ways, attending Toronto's biggest hacker conference is like drinking from a fire hose. At any point in time you have 6 seminars of which at least half are of particular interest.

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Lock picking, hacking, and dongles on the Sector show floor

In years of covering many technology conferences across North America, I have to say there are few exhibitor show floors as interesting as the one put on at Sector. Rather than the endless

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Microsoft turns corner on malware spike in Canada

Installing anti-virus software really does make a difference, or at least that's the message that Microsoft Corp. is getting across at the Sector security conference in Toronto. A malware spike experienced in Canada

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson