From Big Blue to code red, Privacy by Design framework being widely adopted as industry standard

Talking at a sports arena in the middle of St. Petersburg, Russia, the chief data scientist of IBM Corp.'s entity analytics group describes how his software will anonymize personal information, making it impervious

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

McAfee asks for your face and your voice in exchange for access

For users looking for more than just a password to protect sensitive documents, McAfee Inc. has just rolled out a new facial recognition service to keep their data from prying eyes. Launched July

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 25th, 2013 Candice So

Fortinet’s new line of appliances converge security with networking

Fortinet's 10 new appliances are designed to help businesses stay secure while simplifying their network infrastructure. The security vendor announced its new line of unified threat management boxes on July 19. Whereas IT

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

The next person to hack your company could be anyone – if they’re willing to pay

Forget Anonymous, or even a high-profile hacker like Weev, famous for exposing a loophole at U.S. mobile giant AT&T. The next hacker eyeing your company as a potential way to cash in could

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Candice So

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