Security Archives - Page 158

Cyber-Sabotage delegates grapple with risky IT projects

OTTAWA -- There’s a modern-day retelling of the tortoise and the hare going on between business and government in the race to address security and privacy concerns. At least, that’s what one industry

Published on: September 18th, 2002 Zachary Houle

Bell adds security, privacy services to Sympatico

Consumers are setting expectations with Internet service providers about security and privacy that will influence features offered to the corporate sector, according to one of the country's largest ISPs. Bell Sympatico Tuesday introduced

Published on: September 17th, 2002 Shane Schick

Hackers head back into hiding, Cyber Crime event told

OTTAWA — Security threats are getting harder to identify now that hackers are fleeing to the digital underground, presenters told the audience at Cyber-Sabotage 2002 conference Tuesday.Kirby Kuehl, an information security architect with

Published on: September 17th, 2002 Zachary Houle

Net prompts Ontario to mull fraud law update

TORONTO -- The Ontario's Ministry of Consumer and Business Affairs is planning to introduce legislation that would require clear contracts on Internet transactions.At a public forum to educate the public on Internet fraud

Published on: September 16th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

The chief security officers stand alone

He couldn’t have known the significance of the call. He would never have guessed.WhiteHat Inc. had just opened its doors to students arriving for a four-day IT security course. As the company's chief

Published on: September 10th, 2002 Geoffrey Downey

Sun seeks Canadian firms to join Liberty Alliance

TORONTO -- Enterprises are ready to develop federated networks that manage individual identities over the Internet, according to the man largely responsible for the Liberty Alliance project.Sun Microsystems of Canada Monday hosted a

Published on: September 9th, 2002 Shane Schick

The hidden threat of instant messaging

Instant messaging is a tool most teenagers would say they'd have a hard time living without. In theory, conducting a conversation via computers in real-time means no one can eavesdrop on what is

Published on: September 3rd, 2002 Jennifer Brown

Risk-averse enterprises logging off: security expert

MONTREAL – Fear of security breaches is causing some organizations to unplug their internal networks from the Internet altogether, according to an expert who spoke this week at the 17th annual World Computer

Published on: August 28th, 2002 Patricia MacInnis

Canada’s CIO: Smart cards don’t fit in GOL

TORONTO -- Technology and acceptance issues are keeping smart cards out of the Government On-Line project, according to Canada's chief information officer.Opportunities for introducing multiple application smart cards exist in many government departments,

Published on: August 21st, 2002 Monika Rola

CA prescribes added security for mobile doctors

TORONTO — Mobile technologies hold the promise of more accurate and efficient health care delivery, yet their use raises serious security concerns, attendees of the iNet Mini-Conference heard Wednesday.""The importance of protecting health

Published on: July 17th, 2002 Paul Fruitman

Comdex experts warn against post-9/11 complacency

TORONTO – Canadian companies are giving more thought to implementing security technology in their enterprise in the wake of 9/11, but a panel of experts at Comdex Canada 2002 said the processes around

Published on: July 12th, 2002 Gary Hilson

Radio frequency tool could secure airports

Albert Einstein once said, ""The world is a dangerous place -- not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.""Since Sept. 11, security

Published on: June 13th, 2002 Liam Lahey

Biometrics fact and fiction

Tom Cruise couldn't escape biometrics in the futuristic blockbuster Minority Report, but here in 2002, the technology hasn’t proven itself quite yet.An expert with EDS says vendors may claim biometric technology has matured,

Published on: June 11th, 2002 Jennifer Brown

BorCon experts say security issues stall Web Services

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- When it comes to the house Web services has built, the only consensus is the running water works.""The plumbing is there,"" said Simon Thornhill, vice-president and general manager of Borland's

Published on: May 21st, 2002 Gary Hilson

Ontario CIO says biometrics, PKI need improvement

OTTAWA -- Protecting electronic information and preventing cyber-crime can only be accomplished with public and private sector collaboration, the Ontario government’s chief information officer says. At the Canadian IT Security Symposium held this

Published on: May 15th, 2002 Liam Gerofsky