Articles By Grant Gross

Dell reorganizes business sales units

Instead of three business units focused on the Far East, the Americas and Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Dell will have a large enterprise unit, a public unit and a small and

Published on: January 2nd, 2009 Grant Gross

Audit: US exporting harmful e-waste to other countries

The U.S. is shipping used electronic devices containing toxic substances overseas, with little regulation and enforcement to protect people and the environment in those countries, according to a government auditor's report.Multiple U.S. electronics

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Grant Gross

US gov’t focuses on cybersecurity backdoor defences

As part of a comprehensive cybersecurity push, the U.S. government will focus on improving its network defense capabilities and on revamping acquisition rules to protect against malicious code installed during the manufacturing process

Published on: September 16th, 2008 Grant Gross

11 charged in multi-million dollar ID theft scheme

Eleven people have been charged or indicted in a massive identity theft and computer fraud scheme involving some of the largest data breaches in recent U.S. history, the U.S. Department of Justice announced

Published on: August 7th, 2008 Grant Gross

Call to end routine laptop searches may benefit Canadian travelers

Canadian business travelers to the U.S. might not have the hassle of having their laptops searched by American border guards if lobbying by a digital rights group and an association of corporate travelers

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Grant Gross

Call to end laptop seizures could benefit Canadian travelers

Canadian business travelers to the U.S. might not have to deal for with hassle of have their laptops searched by American border guards if a lobby by a digital rights group and an

Published on: June 16th, 2008 Grant Gross

Canadian, US agencies seize fake Cisco equipment worth millions

Canadian and U.S. law enforcement authorities have seized more than $78 million worth of counterfeit Cisco Systems networking equipment in an ongoing investigation into imports from China, the U.S. Department of Justice and

Published on: March 3rd, 2008 Grant Gross

CIA is a poor “compliance” role model for CIOs

The recent news that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency destroyed videotapes of interrogations of two terrorist suspects may offer a timely reminder for CIOs at private companies in the U.S., tasked with electronic

Published on: December 11th, 2007 Grant Gross

Microsoft caves on Vista search complaints

Microsoft Corp. will change how desktop search works in its Vista operating system by the end of the year, in response to an antitrust complaint by rival Google Inc., the company said in

Published on: June 20th, 2007 Grant Gross