3 in 10 Canadians not protecting themselves online, survey finds

When it comes to protecting ourselves online, Canadians are not the most savvy bunch in the world – in fact, we commit a lot of cardinal security sins, like sharing passwords, connecting to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 23rd, 2014 Candice So

Home Depot enters the smart home era with Wink partnership

We’ve all dropped in to Home Depot to pick up something for a DIY project at some point. But with the release of a new line of mobile app-enabled products, you might start

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 5th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner calls for more government accountability in post-Snowden era

Story updated with comments from Ontario Information and Privacy Commissioner Ann Cavoukian at 4:10 PM ET. The federal government and arm's length Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) must do more to answer questions

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New domains carry risk of ‘name collision’ attacks: OpenDNS

Some of the new web addresses recently made available by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) may be creating a new security risk that could compromise private networks around the

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

Linksys, D-Link give you more ways to extend office WiFi

If your office was anything like ours today, there were multiple streams of the Sochi Olympics Canada vs. Latvia quarter-final hockey game running on many devices today - from laptops to tablets to

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

CSEC’s airport tracking in support of ‘lawful access’ erodes trust of Canadians

With an estimated 300 spy agency requests for help with domestic investigations, responsibility for sharing data with the "Five Eyes" foreign intelligence network and an oversight mechanism that has been called "flimsy at

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 31st, 2014 Claudiu Popa

Third ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: The Rusty Horseshoe Ranch

In the olden days of the wild, wild west, catching a horse thief was a serious matter. After someone had stolen a horse and galloped away into the sunset, it wouldn't have been

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 5th, 2013 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Dropcam

Are you looking for a low-cost, DIY security system? Do you wonder what your pets are doing at home all day long? Do you want a great way to prank your coworkers? Get

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

Second ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd.

Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd. has been named the second of three finalists in D-Link's Extreme SMB Networking Makeover contest, which gives a small business $10,000 in networking tools to revamp its network. Based

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

New 802.11ac WiFi standard promises better support for mobile device explosion

Most people don't pay too much attention to that little letter that follows the 802.11 to describe the WiFi standard supported by the device they're buying. But the latest advance in technology to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 31st, 2013 Brian Jackson

How to set up your own PRISM surveillance system at home

Internet users have been left reeling in the wake of the National Security Agency files released by Edward Snowden to The Guardian newspaper. Suddenly the big, digital universe that promised anonymity to those

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Cisco uses Facebook check-in for WiFi hotspot access

Visitors to Toronto's Evergreen Brick Works event venue and conservation area who want to make use of the free Wi-Fi network available won't type in a password to get online - instead, they

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

Toronto misses out on Intelligent Community title to Taichung, Taiwan

Taichung City, Taiwan is the Intelligent Community of the Year as awarded by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), beating out Ontario communities Toronto and Stratford for the title. The announcement came on Friday

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

All Hands on Tech: Mi-Fi 2

What's the size of a deck of cards and keeps all of your devices connected, no matter where you are? It's the Mi-Fi 2 from Bell. Turn it on and it creates a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson