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Mastercard acquires Toronto-based Ethoca to improve fraud detection

In an effort to step up its security for digital commerce fraud, Mastercard has acquired Toronto-based company Ethoca. Ethoca uses collaboration-based technology to bring together card issuers, ecommerce merchants, and online businesses to

Published on: March 12th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Data privacy experts flag ‘smart cities of surveillance’ at ITAC Smart Cities Technology Summit

Before an audience of leaders from the ICT industry, government and public and private business sectors, a panel of data security and privacy experts at the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) Smart

Published on: March 4th, 2019 Derek Malcolm

Global results for Dell’s Digital Transformation Index suggest Canada slightly more digitally mature than global average

Only 6 per cent of Canadian businesses are considered digital leaders, according to a study published last October, and the study’s global figures, released today, suggest that’s higher than the global average. The

Published on: January 29th, 2019 Alex Coop

BlackBerry CEO John Chen says business world ‘demanding’ secure IoT

Major business opportunities are on the horizon for organizations interested in securing the internet of things for customers, and BlackBerry Ltd. is actively looking to benefit from the boom. While he’s unsure how much

Published on: January 16th, 2019 Alex Coop

TrackTik receives $45 million to develop AI product for security guard firms

Montreal-based TrackTik Software Inc. announced Wednesday that it has received funding for its product that hopes to make the lives of security guards easier using artificial intelligence and machine learning. The $45 million in funding

Published on: January 10th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Hashtag Trending: Bill Gates warns about gene editing; AT&T cheats 5G; 23andMe sells your data

Bill Gates is warning about the dangers of gene editing tech, AT&T and its fake 5G update and a genetics testing company 23andMe deal exposes its data sharing. All of today’s stories come

Published on: January 9th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Adware-laced apps infect 9 million Google Play Store users

In the latest round of bad apps hunting, cybersecurity company Trend Micro has sniffed out 85 apps disguised as adware in the Google Play Store. The report states that the 85 malicious apps - disguised

Published on: January 8th, 2019 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Germany loses iPhones; AI predicts alzheimer’s; Marriott admits passport numbers hacked

Apple pulls iPhone models in Germany, artificial intelligence can predict alzheimer’s and Marriott gives more detail on data hack.   First up from LinkedIn: Apple is still making headlines after a crazy last

Published on: January 7th, 2019 Meagan Simpson

Congnitive Systems partners with Stanley Black & Decker to create Omni WiFi security system

Cognitive Systems Corp, the company behind the Aura WiFi motion tracking technology, has announced a partnership with Stanley Black & Decker to assist it in creating its Omni home security system. Omni is a

Published on: December 12th, 2018 Tom Li

Microsoft and Mastercard team up to improve access to digital identities

Microsoft Corp. and Mastercard Inc., are teaming up for a new initiative, hoping to make it easier for more streamlined for people to use their digital identity online. In an announcement on Dec.

Published on: December 10th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Stephen Harper calls for Canada to ban Huawei on Fox News

In an appearance on Fox News, former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urged Canada and western countries to exclude Huawei from their development of the 5G network standard. "When I was in government, we

Published on: December 7th, 2018 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending: Britain cuts Huawei; Tumblr cuts adult content; Apple cuts prices

Huawei gets cut from Britain's largest mobile carrier, Tumblr is going to war with adult content, and Apple dropping prices? ending HERE! All three of today’s stories come from LinkedIn. First up: Britain's

Published on: December 6th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Black Friday bargain hunters turn to social media for shopping

Social media is drawing a lot of attention this year for holiday shoppers, with a major increase in Canadian consumers using Instagram and other social media platforms to make purchasing decisions, according to a

Published on: November 23rd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Tips for protecting your customers from Black Friday cyber threats

With Black Friday ramping up and Cyber Monday right around the corner online shopping is in for a big week, but with that comes security concerns and cyber threats. If we've learned anything

Published on: November 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

McAfee adds EDR and cloud protection to its Mvision platform

LAS VEGAS --- McAfee says two new additions to its Mvision portfolio will help improve their cybersecurity capabilities in the cloud. Executives from the security software company spent most of Wednesday morning refreshing

Published on: October 17th, 2018 Alex Coop