Canadians need more guidance on mobile security: IDC

Analyst firm International Data Corp., Canada reports that a growing number of mobile users in the country are becoming more cognizant of the need to secure their devices but are still not quite

Published on: May 27th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Global POS botnet attack hits Canada

Retailers’ point-of-sale (POS) systems seem to be one of the soft targets for cybercriminals looking to steal payment and credit card information from unsuspecting users. A huge global botnet, discovered last week, affected

Published on: May 27th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Canadian cloud service providers remain vulnerable to Heartbleed

More than a month after the Heartbleed bug caused panic across the country, no less than 40,000 computer and network systems in Canada are still “exploitable” through the OpenSSL vulnerability, according to a

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Follow Friday: Three Canadian security experts you should follow on Twitter

With the increasing influence of cloud and communication technologies in our daily lives, online and mobile security have rapidly become a top concerns for many organizations in the last few years. This week’s

Published on: May 8th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Windows XP users won’t get fix for IE bug

Microsoft Corp. has issued a security advisory about a flaw in its Internet Explorer Web browser which could allow hackers to install programs on a user’s machine. The bug affects Internet Explorer 6, 7,

Published on: April 28th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Cyber crooks set data breach record in 2013: Symantec

The year 2013 was a record year both in terms of the total number of data breaches and the total number of customer records that were compromised, according to Symntec Corp. The security

Published on: April 8th, 2014 Brian Jackson

McAfee inks security partnership with power vendor

A partnership deal between security vendor McAfee, now Intel Security, and Schneider Electric, formerly APC, may enable solution providers to resell security along with power and cooling products. The new partnership was announced

Published on: March 18th, 2014 CDN Staff

Live stream – Technicity 2013: Focus on cybersecurity

As the Internet has become more entrenched in our every-day lives and the critical processes of businesses and governments alike, the threats potential security threats posed have also become more pronounced. We've come

Published on: November 25th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Why women are more dangerous than men on cyber-attacks

Every year security vendor McAfee posts its most dangerous cyber celebrities. This year rising young actress Lily Collins (pop star Phil Collins' daughter), has supplanted Emma Watson as McAfee's 2013 Most Dangerous Cyber

Published on: September 17th, 2013 CDN Staff

Spend on cyber-security is going way up

London-based ABI Research, in its latest study, said the cyber-security spend specific on critical infrastructure will rise to $46 billion worldwide. According to the market research firm, the digitization of critical infrastructures has

Published on: July 18th, 2013 CDN Staff

Kaspersky targets the enterprise market

More than 64 per cent of Kaspersky Lab's revenue comes from its consumer business. This bit of success has led the privately-held company to grow just over 30 per cent despite the global economic meltdown

Published on: April 8th, 2010 Paolo Del Nibletto