Ottawa’s small defence firms band together to take on industry gorillas

Small Ottawa-based tech firms carving out niches in the defence and security industry are organizing to work together to access global markets, educate the military about their products, and compete against the big

Published on: May 25th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Corporate espionage fuels underground cybercrime economy: McAfee

Corporate espionage is a business almost as old as corporations, but thanks to the Internet revolution it has a new business model: cybercrime. A new report from McAfee illustrates how intellectual property and trade

Published on: March 29th, 2011 Tony Bradley

Foreign spies have already hacked your systems

Is your company's data under surveillance by foreign spybots looking for any competitive advantages or weaknesses they can exploit? This might sound farfetched, but such electronic espionage is real. It's an insidious security

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Bob Violino

Google attack turns spotlight on corporate espionage by China

Google's decision Tuesday to risk walking away from the world's largest Internet market may have come as a shock, but security experts see it as the most public admission of a top IT

Published on: January 15th, 2010 Robert McMillan

Governments “contracting out” cyber-attacks to criminal networks

You would figure that sensitive information about something like the U.S.'s new breed of fighter jets would be well-secured against hackers. But all it took was one e-mail to compromise a computer that

Published on: May 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

Businesses face cyber-security threats from foreign governments


Published on: May 19th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Spies “plant malware” on electric grid

Cyperspies from China, Russia and elsewhere have gained access to the U.S. electrical grid and installed malware tools that could be used to shut down service, according to a story published today by

Published on: April 9th, 2009 Grant Gross