Business-grade Dropbox? Active Directory integration enabled

While the Dropbox cloud-based file sharing service was quickly a hit with users, it was also quickly identified as a security concern by their IT managers. A new partnership may help assuage their

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 25th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

IT-friendly businesses do better – but Canadians less confident about IT

Small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs) who show more confidence in their IT departments are better at using IT to boost their business - yet Canada lags behind in its support of IT, says

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 21st, 2013 Candice So

AVG acquires LPI Level Platforms, providing more cloud services to SMBs

Security solutions provider AVG Technologies is acquiring LPI Level Platforms Inc., an Ottawa-based company that builds remote monitoring and management software, adding its services for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). AVG, which made

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

Measuring risks to your company’s data security

The next time you need to make a decision involving the security of your company's data, it may be a good idea to rethink your approach before you launch into action. That was

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

Take our State of the SMB 2013 Survey for a chance to win

What aspects of IT security stress you out the most? What are the most important factors you consider when approaching cloud computer? What's the biggest challenge you face with technology at your small

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

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

HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter

Social media managing platform HootSuite Inc. added a host of security features for enterprise users on Thursday, aiming to help users manage risks to their accounts. One of the new tools it’s touting

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

McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era

Security solutions and services provider McAfee Inc. released two new software suites on Wednesday, geared towards protecting businesses’ data on their mobile devices and applications. Given that more and more businesses are adopting

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 29th, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada wants to beef up privacy laws to keep up with the pace of the digital age and its endless thirst for acquiring personal information, the office announced today.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Taking the daily deluge of security breaches with a grain of salt

There’s no doubt that each high profile breach is both a warning and an opportunity for competitors to make a strong case for better security and to bolster their defenses. Along with each

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 8th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Home office and teleworkers have home security options

As more business allow employees to work from home and set up home offices, plenty of attention has been paid to IT security issues. But what about the physical security of hardware and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service, security

What do Canadians want from their banks? According to networking vendor Cisco Systems’ Customer Experience Report on retail banking, they want more privacy, more security and more personalized service. And probably fewer egg

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras