The cost of a data breach in 2014: $3.5 million, Ponemon study says

2013 was an interesting year in security, with some fairly high-profile data breaches making the news. In December 2013, news broke that U.S. retail giant Target Corp. had suffered a major breach, losing

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 12th, 2014 Candice So

Target data breach pushes banks, retailers to update security measures in U.S.

The fallout from the late 2013 security breach that compromised the credit and debit card data of nearly 40 million Target customers is playing out in both the courts and the court of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 10th, 2014 Joseph Stark

How the cloud can improve security: Courtot

SAN FRANCISCO - After the warnings about the cloud and its potential threats to security, it seems counter-intuitive to say the cloud can actually help businesses shore up the security of their data.

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

The 6 most effective security measures for retailers

Data breaches are in the news in full force so far in 2014. First there was the colossal Target security breach that compromised over 100 million customer accounts and may yet impact hundreds of

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

Target’s data breach exposes 40 million credit card numbers

Retail giant Target Corp. has confirmed its cash registers have been hacked, exposing about 40 million credit and debit card numbers. The thieves managed to get customer names, card numbers, expiration dates, and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 19th, 2013 Candice So

Spear phishing so effective its scary [infographic]

If Moby Dick were written today, Ishmael might be a social engineering-hacker instead of a sailor and Moby Dick might be a corporate CEO instead of a sperm whale. That's because spear phishing

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

Retail predictions for 2013: what’s next for Canadian retail?

By Robin Copland, Director of Business Development in the SAS Americas Retail Practice In the third quarter of a fiscal year, retailers have only two things on their minds: the upcoming holiday sales season

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 21st, 2012 SAS

Rogers, Shaw and CBC launch online ad service

Although they compete with each other for television viewers, three of Canada's largest broadcasters are teaming up to sell online advertising.Rogers Communications Inc., theCanadian Broadcasting Corp. and ShawCommunications Inc. have joined forces to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 30th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Ten tips that will make returning an unwanted tech product easier

An HDTV is not a sweater--a fact that retailers will make very clear if you try to return your new flat screen. If the digital cameras (or other tech gifts) you got from

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 30th, 2008 Erin Biba

Three magic words that boosted a Canadian firm’s online sales

Bill Dalton went online one day in 2005 only to find that his nurse uniform sales business had been scrubbed out of the top search engine results. < The Charlottetown, PEI small businessman

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 28th, 2008 Brian Jackson