Infosec teams are being warned about a vulnerability in Windows' file encryption capability which may mean temporarily abandoning the EFS encryption functionality Windows has long offered the EFS file and folder capability in
The news that Canada’s police chiefs are advocating for federal laws that would compel individuals to provide electronic passwords with a judge’s consent isn’t sitting well with some members of Canada’s IT community.
How can businesses be sure the messages they're exchanging are safe from prying eyes? Encryption is a first step that many service providers are implementing, but digital civil rights organization the Electronic Frontier
If knowledge is power, and absolute power corrupts absolutely, then does perfect knowledge also result in guaranteed corruption? As software and hardware become smarter and enable more automation of data collection, organizations today
Both medical professionals and patients today are vulnerable to data security breaches. But in the worst case scenarios, it is mishandling of patient data by those same medical professionals that can cause an
Every transaction system used by a North American business that uses credit cards has to follow the Payment Card Industry (PCI)'s standards. But against the background of continuing breaches at retailers,the PCI’s latest
By Pat Correia, senior product marketing manager at McAfee Inc. I was pleased to participate in ITWorldCanada.com’s recent #EncryptITWC Twitter chat and it was great interacting with IT experts and users alike over