McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era

Security solutions and services provider McAfee Inc. released two new software suites on Wednesday, geared towards protecting businesses’ data on their mobile devices and applications. Given that more and more businesses are adopting

Published on: May 29th, 2013 Candice So

Canada’s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age

The Privacy Commissioner of Canada wants to beef up privacy laws to keep up with the pace of the digital age and its endless thirst for acquiring personal information, the office announced today.

Published on: May 23rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Taking the daily deluge of security breaches with a grain of salt

There’s no doubt that each high profile breach is both a warning and an opportunity for competitors to make a strong case for better security and to bolster their defenses. Along with each

Published on: May 8th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Home office and teleworkers have home security options

As more business allow employees to work from home and set up home offices, plenty of attention has been paid to IT security issues. But what about the physical security of hardware and

Published on: May 7th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service, security

What do Canadians want from their banks? According to networking vendor Cisco Systems’ Customer Experience Report on retail banking, they want more privacy, more security and more personalized service. And probably fewer egg

Published on: April 23rd, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age

Symantec Corp. announced updates to its Mobile Management Suite that attempt to strike a balance between a preferred user experience and better security controls, at its Symantec Vision conference in Las Vegas today.

Published on: April 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Developers get to name their price for outsourced projects

Think of a Web developer's control over the Internet as the same sort of control a player has over their virtual landscape in Sim City. The world is literally in the palm of

Published on: April 8th, 2013 Ashley Huffman

Top 7 ways to secure your Web site

Pleasing customers is a top priority for business owners, and building trust is a large part of that. When an e-commerce Web site gets hacked or compromised, customers are at risk of identity

Published on: March 31st, 2013 Sean Forkan

‘Yes man’ approach to security works best: study

Canada's IT security professionals are coming around to providing a more open IT scenario in the workplace that would allow employees to use their own devices and access social networks, according to a

Published on: March 7th, 2013 Brian Jackson

BYOD is not just about mobile devices

Many CIOs dismiss the BYOD (bring your own device) trend as little more than hype. When asked, they give the security issues as a reason for not offering BYOD.  The so-called "hype" trend

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Catherine Aczel Boivie

IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards

Cloud computing customers need the ability to access pools of information from different sources. They must be able to access code and tools from a variety of vendors, ensuring that they use the

Published on: March 6th, 2013 Michelle Warren

Mobile browsing service for the paranoid

There's two different approaches when it comes to embracing intelligent mobile technologies. On the one hand you have the early adopter with a "devil-may-care" attitude to sharing personal details about themselves in a

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Mobile security startup Fixmo adds partners

Four-year-old Toronto startup Fixmo Inc. is in the business of securing mobile devices, and is developing some impressive connections. A year after its founding in 2009, the mobile security firm linked up with the U.S.

Published on: February 21st, 2013 Grant Buckler

Wellx jumps regulatory, culture hurdles on way to improving health communications

After months of waiting for your dermatologist appointment, you finally get a reminder call. Unable to reach you, the receptionist leaves a voicemail with all the details you need. Have you ever accidentally

Published on: February 14th, 2013 Maria Karpenko