Second ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd.

Kalaway Bay Resort Ltd. has been named the second of three finalists in D-Link's Extreme SMB Networking Makeover contest, which gives a small business $10,000 in networking tools to revamp its network. Based

Published on: November 6th, 2013 Candice So

How to set up your own PRISM surveillance system at home

Internet users have been left reeling in the wake of the National Security Agency files released by Edward Snowden to The Guardian newspaper. Suddenly the big, digital universe that promised anonymity to those

Published on: October 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

First ‘Extreme Makeover’ finalist: AGSI Inc.

When Alan Williams, the vice-president of IT for Angus GeoSolutions Inc., was tasked with building the network for his company's first branch office and securely connecting it back to headquarters, he turned to

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Fortinet launches newest high-throughput firewall appliance

Network security appliance maker Fortinet Inc. has built a new network firewall appliance for enterprise data centres, large service providers, cloud providers, and carriers. The California-based company announced it was releasing the FortiGate-3700

Published on: October 7th, 2013 Candice So

Secure your connection and avoid firewalls with Cloak

Thanks to iPads, iPhones, and ever-lighter MacBooks, we're doing more work and play while on the go than ever before. A caveat of working this way, however, is that most public Wi-Fi networks

Published on: March 20th, 2012 David Chartier

How to build multi-layered security for your small business

Most of us have heard about the concept of building a defence in depth in order to protect computer resources from black hat hackers. The idea revolves around the use of multiple defences

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 Paul Mah

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall 2012 stops hackers cold

ZoneAlarm Free Firewall has been arguably the most popular third-party firewall for Windows. It's a two-way firewall that's designed to help protect your PC from hackers getting in and any malicious programs on

Published on: December 12th, 2011 Eric Geier

Small firms neglect virtual server security, Symantec says

While most small to medium-sized businesses around the globe are at least considering server virtualization, most who've started the process aren't securing those servers adequately, Symantec Corp. says.The security vendor says that 70

Published on: August 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Secure your PC with crucial free downloads

Want to ensure that your PC and all of your files and data stay safe, secure, and private--without breaking the bank? We've rounded up 11 free security and privacy utilities that shield you

Published on: August 4th, 2011 Preston Gralla

Cisco offers SMB-focused switches, firewalls, online storage

Cisco Systems Inc. announced three new products to its small business line today, adding managed switches, a secure firewall, and a cloud-based backup service for its storage products.Cisco's "Connect" product portfolio of entry-level

Published on: January 25th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Secure your IT in a quarter of an hour

Managing IT security can be more than a full-time job, but Bryan Simon has learned that not everyone can give it those kinds of hours. That’s one of the reasons why Simon, senior

Published on: December 21st, 2010 Shane Schick

Cisco firewall hits small business sweet spot

There are two ways to look at the Cisco SA 520 network security appliance. On one hand, it offers a solid array of features: 65Mbps IPSec VPN throughput, 100Mbps overall throughput, integrated firewall

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Paul Venezia

Web threatdown: four new exploits you need to defend against

They say it takes one to know one – so Samy Kamkar is perfectly positioned to identify cutting edge hacking techniques threatening business computers. Samy Kamkar is a hacker, a malware author, an

Published on: November 1st, 2010 Brian Jackson

Netgear offers ideal firewall for small shops

Netgear, despite its consumer roots, has been making network equipment for small and midsized businesses for years. The ProSafe FVS336G, though awkwardly named, is the result of that experience: it's easy to install,

Published on: August 24th, 2010 James E. Gaskin