CASL’s computer software installation laws could shake up tech industry

With Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) set to come into force on July 1, many companies have been hard at work overhauling the ways they send commercial emails and messages to their customers. Yet

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Candice So

Citrix Synergy: An announcement roundup

ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Citrix Systems Inc. made a number of announcements this week during its Synergy conference in Anaheim, Calif. Aiming its products and services at businesses looking to access their data across

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Candice So

How Windows XP can affect the cash register

Businesses have been getting warnings for months about the end of support date for Windows XP. On April 8, Microsoft Corp. will stop releasing patches for XP, and by now, many businesses will

Published on: April 4th, 2014 Candice So

HP launching upgradeable, monthly solutions for SMBs

Hewlett-Packard Co. is launching two new IT solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs), aiming to give them a boost with their technology and to jumpstart their agility. Announced today, HP SMB Solutions

Published on: March 20th, 2014 Candice So

Tablets handy for SMBs, but they’re challenging to deploy, survey says

Tablets may be a hot commodity for business users, but getting access to the right apps, data, and security controls is hard to come by, according to a new survey released last week

Published on: March 19th, 2014 Candice So

Wanted: Linux professionals

About 77  per cent of hiring managers say finding Linux talent is a priority this year,  up from 70 per cent last year, and there’s “explosive demand” around the world for people with

Published on: March 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Avoiding data breaches is almost impossible – so now what?

Don’t try to avoid data breaches altogether – that’s a waste of time. Nowadays, dealing with a breach is now simply part of being a security professional. Instead, focus on mitigating the damage

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Auvik to simplify IT administrators’ lives with new product in beta

With the IT environments in many workplaces becoming more and more complicated, Auvik Networks Inc. has a solution that should help IT administrators with the rigueur of their day-to-day jobs. Founded in November

Published on: March 3rd, 2014 Candice So

One shared database in security’s future: Trilling

SAN FRANCISCO – With all the weekly headlines about new malware, dangerous threats, and unforeseen attack vectors, it might be easy to believe that hackers will soon be the victors of the cybersecurity

Published on: February 27th, 2014 Candice So

A look ahead at next week’s RSA conference

With the RSA conference kicking off Feb. 24 in San Francisco, there’s a lot of buzz around what may – or may not – be revealed during one of the cyber security industry’s

Published on: February 21st, 2014 Candice So

Pressure’s mounting for IT departments: Trustwave

IT professionals are feeling more under pressure than ever, thanks to a wave of security threats, high expectations from executives, and new technologies entering the workplace, according to a new survey from security

Published on: February 14th, 2014 Candice So

Small businesses embracing business process automation, study finds

Enterprise organizations are no longer the only companies using business process automation – smaller businesses are now automating their tasks to make their workflow smoother, according to a new study. This week, the

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Candice So

4 ways employees will work differently in 2014

If there’s one thing that digital disruption does well, it’s creating change. But beyond the grand, sweeping changes a disruptive startup can ignite, there are also the smaller, less noticeable little things that

Published on: February 7th, 2014 Candice So

#FollowFriday – 3 people to follow on Twitter

Today, Twitter and Starbucks announced you can now tweet a Starbucks gift card at other users on Twitter. Sounds good, right? But before you start sending lattes left and right, you may want

Published on: January 9th, 2014 Candice So