10 compliance steps to protect personal information and data

The adoption by businesses of well-intended and organization-wide social media strategies, cloud-based storage and associated outsourcing solutions can present data protection and privacy challenges. Notably, with the rapid emergence and wide use by employees of mobile devices

Published on: September 14th, 2015 Lou Milrad

BYOD is here. Have a strategy

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) revolution isn’t coming soon. It has already swept through the enterprise and is firmly entrenched. Users want to work on a device that has a user interface that suits them,

Published on: April 17th, 2015 Dave Webb

Hackers are getting personal information more easily than before: Symantec

In the mobile app world, when hackers want access to personal information, they need simply ask. This is one of several key findings Symantec Corp. released today as part of the company’s “Mobile

Published on: December 12th, 2014 Dave Yin

Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

How much fun could an IT security conference be, anyway?

In many ways, attending Toronto's biggest hacker conference is like drinking from a fire hose. At any point in time you have 6 seminars of which at least half are of particular interest.

Published on: October 10th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

McAfee rolls out 2014 versions of security products

With the end of 2013 in sight, McAfee Inc. has launched next’s year line of security suites aimed at consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Monday, the security solutions provider released

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Candice So

Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices

Canadians love their digital devices. And we have a lot of them. A new study released by security vendor McAfee looking at the online surfing habits of Canadians, and our attitudes towards Web

Published on: May 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms

By fall, visitors to Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto will use digital displays to find their way around and learn about what they’re looking at. The reconstructed brick factory will have about 30 of

Published on: May 13th, 2013 Grant Buckler

7 security suites for Android

 

Published on: May 6th, 2013 Dave Webb

All Hands on Tech: BlackBerry Q10 [Blue Jays edition]

Good news BlackBerry purists - the keyboard is back. Place it next to the 2011 BlackBerry Bold and it looks similar. It'ss about the same size. It has a very similar keyboard. But

Published on: May 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Facebook Home offers hyper-targeted access to mobile channel

It seems that whenever a new social media tool comes out, brands and agencies look at ways they can use it to sell more of their wares. The same can be said when

Published on: April 26th, 2013 Karim Kanji

SMBs are path of least resistance for hackers: Symantec

The latest Internet Security Threat Report from security vendor Symantec Corp. has a warning for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) – you’re in the sites of hackers as the weak point in the

Published on: April 16th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Android dos and don’ts for SMBs

In a bring your own device world, it’s becoming harder and harder for businesses to restrict what mobile devices employees bring into their network. What was once the sold domain of the business-friendly

Published on: April 5th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Phone-based defence from mobile malware with Norton Mobile Security

Smartphones and tablets are becoming increasingly prevalent in our daily lives, and study after study shows mobile threats and malware are on the rise. Research published last week by security vendor McAfee found

Published on: November 21st, 2012 Jeff Jedras