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Security concerns, lack of collaboration still top barriers to digital transformation

The virtualization of the workplace has changed how products and services are made, monetized, and managed. While digital transformation is increasingly necessary for survival, adopting new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT)

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity consulting service for people, privacy, assets… and cars

BlackBerry Ltd. might not be the force it once was in the mobility space, but if there's one aspect of its business in which the company has maintained a sterling reputation, it's security.

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Brunswick leading the way towards digital literacy and cyber security in Canada

Blue Spurs knew it had something special even before it won the Partners in Innovation category at the 2017 Amazon Web Services (AWS) City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge in June, which recognizes

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Predicting the 2018 NBA champion – Tech in Sports Ep. 14

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week, including the world's largest in-arena scoreboard. Then they debate what the data tells us about who will

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Where Canada’s SMBs should start

Small and mid-sized businesses make up the majority of companies in this country and employ about 90 per cent of the workforce, yet many have valuable intellectual property, personal information on customers or

Published on: October 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Security breach updates: Yahoo triples original number of accounts affected in 2013 leak, Equifax revises downward

We seem to hear about new security breaches every week, but there have been two significant updates to previously announced cyber attacks. Do you want the good news or bad news first? The

Published on: October 4th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Half of Canadians won’t be using cash by 2020, so how do we prepare for a digital future?

Paying for goods and services has increasingly moved from cash and coins to digital and mobile methods, and while this shift will only continue, security is a big concern for consumers, according to

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Equifax CEO retires in wake of breach

Equifax CEO Richard Smith has become the latest casualty of the company’s huge and mis-handled data breach. The company announced this morning that Smith has joined the CIO and CISO in leaving the

Published on: September 26th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Why it’s dangerous to Google Shawn Mendes or Justin Bieber

Each year McAfee produces a list of the world’s most dangerous cyber celebrities. You may remember actresses such as Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins' daughter) and Emma Watson taking top spot in past years.

Published on: September 21st, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Equifax CIO, CSO retire after breach disclosed

Senior officials at many organizations are able to escape the fallout from data breaches, at least publicly. However, when the breach reaches a certain size some firms have to show the public they're

Published on: September 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

HP reinventing printing with new cloud, security, IoT, and workflow optimization solutions

In what’s been a busy few days for HP Inc., the company has continued the momentum and unveiled four major solutions at its global partner forum, HP Reinvent, held this year on Sept.

Published on: September 13th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Equifax breach could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Forrester analyst says

The Equifax data breach could cost the international credit rating company hundreds of millions of dollars in direct damages, says an industry analyst who just wrote a report on calculating the costs of

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canada’s summer of ransomware ends with a spike [Malware map]

Editor's note: Story and map updated with malware data from August 2017. Overall malware infections were on the down curve over the summer in Canada, but it looks like hackers are focusing in

Published on: September 11th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Equifax breach affects 143 million consumers, including some Canadians

The Atlanta, Ga.-based office of consumer credit-reporting agency Equifax Inc. announced Thursday that it had been the victim of a cybersecurity breach that may affect approximately 143 million consumers, including some Canadians. The

Published on: September 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Is your password safe? ‘Have I been pwned?’ can help

If you or one of your employees happens to be trying to think of a new email or web platform password, it might be worth your time to make sure it isn't one

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood