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Published: January 12th, 2016


4 things to consider before you install IP video surveillance

Back in August, we started examining the Top 10 issues and trends affecting IP surveillance. In our first installment, we looked at bandwidth, storage, and security issues; our second dealt with hardware issues,

Published on: September 5th, 2014 Robert Moore

Why all your smart devices are cluttering up the Internet

Having an IP address is suddenly the coolest trend going. Every consumer gadget hitting the market these days is getting assigned its very own defining coordinates to facilitate data transfer - from smartphones

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Brian Jackson

3 disruptive technologies Bluecat Networks wants you to know about

Before Richard Hyatt became the CTO and co-founder of Bluecat Networks alongside his brother Michael, he dismissed solving a problem related to Domain Name Servers (DNS) to his IT guy. "It's your job,

Published on: November 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio

An independent Chatham, Ont.-based Internet service provider has bought itself more time to inform subscribers they may be the target of lawsuits from a Hollywood movie studio.A judge granted an adjournment in court

Published on: January 14th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Internet shifts to new IPv6 protocol

Today, a new protocol goes live on much of the Internet as IPv6 permanently replaces IPv4 on more than 1,000 Web sites, including Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and other major Web brands.One year ago,

Published on: June 6th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Skype flaw allows BitTorrent users to be identified

Entertainment companies seeking to trace people who are illegally file sharing may be interested in new research that could identify filesharers through their Skype accounts. A research team has figured out how to

Published on: October 21st, 2011 Jeremy Kirk

World IPv6 Day draws attention to security concerns

The marking of World IPv6 Day yesterday has drawn fresh attention to the next generation Internet addressing protocol, as well as to the security considerations that enterprises will need to deal with as

Published on: June 10th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Three easy ways to share printers on a network

When you take into account its purchase price and all of the consumables it requires--toner or ink, paper, imaging drums, and more--you may find that a printer is one of the most expensive

Published on: August 31st, 2010 Curtis Franklin Jr.

Google Public DNS is cool, but is it a privacy threat?

Today's news can prompt two very different views of Google, based on the announcement of its free Google Public DNS.In one view, Google is our best friend and a noble public servant. In

Published on: December 7th, 2009 David Coursey

Canadian technology gives IT departments the power

One Monday morning the lights came on as usual in the first floor of EDS Corp's Plano, Texas offices – but it was the first time the IT department – not facilities –

Published on: February 29th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Canadian software tool blows away Net censorship, wins global award

Canadian software designed to evade government censorship of the Internet is the first recipient of a new award for digital pioneers chosen by an international group of specialists and awarded in Paris in

Published on: February 25th, 2008 Grant Buckler