Event-anchored learning – A new way to engage students

As the world economy continues to climb out of the financial abyss of 2008, there is another looming crisis on the horizon that faces public and private organizations – that being the gap

Published on: September 16th, 2013 Kerry Augustine

Cloud dependence worries EU cyber security agency

European businesses and critical infrastructures are far too dependent on cloud services and that’s not a very good thing, according to the European Union’s top cyber security body.The cloud is a major security

Published on: February 14th, 2013

Obama’s cyber security plan lacks muscle: Experts

President Barack Obama’s directive last night requiring federal agencies and critical infrastructure owners to collaborate in reducing cyber risks is a good start but has some weak spots, according to security experts. Obama’s

Published on: February 13th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Canada needs cyber security czar: CATA Alliance

U.S. president Obama’s appointment last December of a cyber security co-ordinator should be mirrored by the Canadian government if it wants to raise awareness of cyber security and leverage the security expertise that

Published on: January 5th, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Former Homeland Security official warns Canada on cyber risks

TORONTO - Canadian public sector security experts who assume the Americans are on top of potential IT threats may be in for a nasty surprise, a former official with the U.S. Department of

Published on: June 12th, 2008 Shane Schick

Singapore to boost private sector IT security

SINGAPORE – The public and private sectors will work more closely together to ward off emerging cyberthreats over the next five years under the second stage of the island country’s security strategy. The

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Zafar Anjum

Plan to expand government network monitoring raises privacy flags

The U.S. government's CIO and other federal officials have downplayed privacy concerns related to the expanded monitoring of federal networks that is planned under a multiyear initiative ordered by President Bush to boost

Published on: March 4th, 2008 Jaikumar Vijayan

Lost Packets

New Zealand organizations will find their online defenses tested for the first time in a huge international cyber-security exercise being coordinated by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security next year. Private and public-sector

Published on: March 15th, 2007 Network World Canada Staff

DHS picks cybersecurity czar

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finally named a leader for its cybersecurity efforts on Monday, fulfilling a promise made last July by an agency that has drawn poor marks for digital

Published on: September 18th, 2006 Stephen Lawson