Video Rewind: Data security important when accepting plastic payment

With new services offering small merchants a way to accept credit card payments on an iPhone (such as the product offered by Payfirma) it's now easier than ever to ask your customers "will

Published on: January 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Video Rewind: Data security a must for small merchants

With the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revealing it had conducted an audit into Richmond Hill, Ont.-based Staples Inc.'s inability to effectively wipe out hard drives, many small businesses might have data security on

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Self-wiping hard drive from Toshiba boosts security

Toshiba has come up with a type of self-encrypting hard drive (SED) that can automatically wipe data if it is removed from a paired computer by an attacker.Available in capacities up to 640GB,

Published on: April 14th, 2011 John E. Dunn

Video Rewind: The hard drive crusher

What do you do with your old PCs? You can donate it to a charitable group, or sell it or you can turn it into a lampshade. Whatever you decide, security experts advise

Published on: April 14th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Google Apps boosts security with two-factor authentication

Google announced that it is implementing two-factor authentication for Google Apps to improve security. The introduction of more stringent authentication controls removes one of the hurdles for businesses to embrace Google Apps and

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Tony Bradley

G20 Summit: Business data security in the 'Zone'

WHAT’S YOUR RISK FACTOR?   The G20 Summit – truly the largest security event in Canada’s history – creates unprecedented challenges to the security of business information in the “zone.” Customer and employee records,

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Despite challenges Google apps gains many new business converts

After conquering the search world, Google is now pushing hard to be a major provider of business software, tackling longtime dominator Microsoft over productivity and collaboration apps. But does this company, most famous

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Robert Scheier

Nearly 60 per cent of fired workers “steal company data” before quitting

A survey of 945 individuals who were laid off, fired or quit their jobs in the past 12 months shows that 59 per cent admitted to stealing company data and 67per cent used

Published on: February 24th, 2009 Ellen Messmer

Financial group uses next-generation firewall as data security vault

Western & Southern Financial Group had what it considered defense in depth for its IP network but recognized that there were still ways that sensitive data might leave the network undetected, so it

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Tim Greene

iPhone could become corporate phone of choice in 2008

The most important technology that will emerge in 2008 will arguably be the iPhone. This prediction is based on my belief that the Apple product marks something different. It has the capability to

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Peter Hind

HP’s offers secure document printing

Hewlett-Packard Co. introduced on Wednesday a security technology that ensures printed documents get to the right people and protects against malware. HP's Secure Print Advantage is a set of hardware and software components

Published on: October 20th, 2007 Agam Shah