Cybercriminals profiting from global recession, distracted governments

Cyber-criminals are using the global economic recession as bait for malware attacks and as a tool to distract governments from taking a closer look at their growth, according to a new report. The

Published on: December 11th, 2008 Michelle MacLeod

Virtual systems pose real security challenges to Canadian businesses

Today many Canadian companies are reducing the number of physical servers in their organization and replacing them with cheaper-to operate virtual machines (VM).That's fine as long as they realize there's nothing "virtual" about

Published on: April 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Spam exploit highlights dangers of free Web-based services

Economical and effective, free online services are especially appealing to budget conscious small and midsize businesses (SMBs) but they are also attracting the attention of spammers.An attempt this week to breach the e-mail

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Compliance resolutions for Canadian businesses

The ever increasing demands of keeping up with industry standards and regulations are only expected to grow more in the coming years, according to compliance experts.As operators of Canadian businesses ponder compliance strategies,

Published on: December 22nd, 2007 Nestor Arellano

Compliance demands hammering Canadian companies on all fronts

Canadian businesses are feeling extreme pressure to comply with ever increasing standards and regulations, according to security technology experts.Organizations want guidance on how to rationalize compliance management and recoup its associated costs, said

Published on: November 30th, 2007 Nestor Arellano

McAfee expands data loss prevention solution

Security Data loss prevention gateway adds to McAfee's security risk management portfolio McAfee Inc. announced McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP), the solution for preventing both accidental and malicious loss of confidential dataThe launch

Published on: April 25th, 2007 ITBusiness Staff

York U. braces network for Symantec flaw

Symantec Corp. has issued patches for flaws in versions of its business antivirus software that were discovered last week by researchers at a security software company in California.Symantec released IPS signatures for Symantec

Published on: May 29th, 2006 Sarah Lysecki