Privacy Archives - Page 15

Toronto airport launches self-serve passport kiosks

If you’re headed down to some warm, snow-less place in the U.S. for the holidays, and you’re passing through Toronto, you may want to take note – you can now use your passport

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Candice So

Major tech brands form coalition in response to PRISM leaks

In the wake of government surveillance programs leaked by National Securities Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, major tech industry firms are forming a coalition and calling on governments worldwide - starting with the

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Government unveils final anti-spam regulations, dates

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), the anti-spam bill that targets businesses that send email and other digital messages to people without permission, will start coming into effect July 1, 2014, according to an order

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

The Internet is a ‘friend, but there are foes,’ Michael Geist says

Thinking about privacy and security isn’t about just fighting cybercrime anymore – it’s about considering where our data is headed and how it’s being used. That’s according to Michael Geist, Canada’s research chair

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Candice So

Live stream – Technicity 2013: Focus on cybersecurity

Watch here live now: for our all-day conference live video feed and follow along on Twitter at #Technicity2013. You can check the agenda here. Join the conversation on Twitter: Tweets about "#Technicity2013" // As

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

SMBs would rather tidy desks than back up data, AVG study finds

If there was a list of deadly sins in data management, here's something that would probably be on it. According to a new study from anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies, about 37 per

Published on: November 18th, 2013 Candice So

Virtual currencies like Bitcoin help criminals launder money, McAfee report finds

With the rise of virtual currencies like Bitcoin and Second Life’s Linden dollars, it’s not just early adopters swapping their physical cash for Internet bits and bytes. A lot of criminals are taking

Published on: October 16th, 2013 Candice So

Web sites tracking users using fonts, Belgian researchers find

With many Internet users concerned the National Security Agency is tracking their Web browsing activity, Belgian researchers have released another study showing it’s not just government following our activity – marketers and major

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Candice So

Building a spy phone is as easy as injecting malware into Android apps

Kevin McNamee stands in front of his laptop on a low stage, a phone in his hand as he scrolls through a program showing his phone’s screen, magnified on a projector screen beside

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Candice So

A VoIP intercom system for your home or small office

Two German companies have built an intercom device for your home or small business office, giving you the ability to see and talk to a visitor to your front door from your iPhone,

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

Canadians have ‘naive belief’ hackers won’t target them: Trustwave

Small businesses worried about their IT need to find better ways to guard their data – especially as they present easy, unsecured targets, with hackers levelling their sights at them. Contrary to what

Published on: October 8th, 2013 Candice So

#BeCASLReady – An ITBusiness.ca Twitter chat roundup

With Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) slated to go into force soon, businesses will no longer be able to send commercial electronic messages like emails and text messages to their customers, unless they have

Published on: September 11th, 2013 Candice So

McAfee rolls out 2014 versions of security products

With the end of 2013 in sight, McAfee Inc. has launched next’s year line of security suites aimed at consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Monday, the security solutions provider released

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Candice So

AVG gives resellers a dashboard to serve SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers using anti-virus company AVG Technologies will now be able to use one unified dashboard to serve small business customers. In a press briefing in New York on

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

AVG announces new product line, focuses on mobile and privacy

Anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies has launched a new product line, rolling out updated versions of its anti-virus software for consumers as well as small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Sept. 4, the

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So