Intel Security expands mobile tech to Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and Z2

Intel Security has struck a deal to have its McAfee VirusScan Mobile security product pre-installed on Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and the Tizen OS-based Z2. The company aims to secure the latest Samsung mobile devices.

Published on: August 23rd, 2016 Chris Talbot

IBM says apps built on MobileFirst will be more secure than on BlackBerry

Las Vegas, NV – IBM has announced an update to its MobileFirst platform that makes the app-building solution modular, cross-platform and more secure than even BlackBerry’s offering. “The BlackBerry security experience is somewhat

Published on: February 25th, 2015 Dave Yin

Hackers are getting personal information easier 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 11th, 2014 Dave Yin

Canadian firm Bionym integrates wearable tech with Salesforce app

Toronto-based wearable technology maker  Bionym Inc. is making its Nymi Band hardware available to developers for the first time. At Dreamforce in San Francisco, president Andrew D'Souza shows an example of what a customer-facing

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Two numbers, two bills, one phone

It’s not uncommon to see business people pull out two mobiles. Clumsy and comical at times, but for many it’s the best way to separate business and personal calls and the bills that

Published on: September 11th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Latest Firefox mobile OS to feature improved app control

When a mobile application is about to be installed on an Android phone, the mobile operating system asks the user to grant all permissions requested by the app. If the user refuses, they

Published on: August 26th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

BlackBerry boosts messaging security with BBM Protected

BlackBerry Ltd. is enhancing the security of its messaging service with the launch on Monday of its new BBM Protected solution designed to provide end-to-end encryption for a message from the time it is

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

CryptoLocker copycat holds Android data for ransom

American authorities may have taken down the CryptoLocker malware operation, but security software vendor Sophos Ltd. warns of a mobile malware threat following the footsteps of the Windows ransomware. Previously, Sophos reported on an

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

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

Managed security offering from Sophos protects Mac, Windows systems

For many organizations protecting Windows and Mac computers as well as mobile devices means using different solutions for each system. Needless to say, this also means additional training, separate management tools and reporting

Published on: May 1st, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Heartbleed fix for Android phones

I had planned to take a closer look at Google Chromecast (and some of the alternatives), but something happened on the way to the word processor: the Heartbleed bug was splashed across the

Published on: April 14th, 2014 Sean Carruthers

Digital lovers in a dangerous time

With less than two weeks until Valentine’s Day, security vendor McAfee (soon to be Intel Security) has released the findings of its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey and, as Bruce Cockburn would

Published on: February 4th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Apple phishing sites a growing concern as holidays approach

While users of Apple devices have long thought themselves immune from the sort of security vulnerabilities that bedevil Windows users, a new report indicates Canadian Apple users may be in the crosshairs as

Published on: November 14th, 2013 Jeff Jedras

Enterprise mobility management vendor launches Canadian data centre

Looking to better serve Canadian clients that want to keep their data within our borders, an Atlanta-based provider of mobile security and enterprise mobility management solutions has opened its first Canadian data centre.

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Jeff Jedras