CASL reaction: So far, so good

As I write this it's the third day that Canada's new anti-spam legislation (CASL) has been in place, and there are no reports of enterprises -- or SMB's -- going out of business.

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Bill C-27 gains support from Symantec spam expert

While many Canadian businesses have been lobbying to derail the heavily debated Bill C-27, the same sentiment is definitely not being shared among IT leaders, according to a Symantec Corp. anti-spam expert.The anti-spam legislation,

Published on: October 22nd, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

Is Google Groups a spammers

Google Groups could be the next breeding ground for phishing attacks on the Internet, according to the head of a Vancouver-based security vendor. But despite the emergence of thousands and thousands of malware-infected

Published on: September 21st, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Companies seeking single security view

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThere’s chaos brewing within the IT security infrastructure and it’s something that can potentially render various security initiatives inadequate, should order fail to triumph. Years of worms and virus threats

Published on: February 1st, 2007 Mari-Len De Guzman

Identity management: CA sees opportunities

While analysts see confusion in the market around identity and access management technology, CA executives told reporters in Toronto recently that the company sees this as the software company’s next big growth area.

Published on: July 20th, 2006 Jeff Jedras

Slamming spam the Industry Canada way

Less than a year ago, spam used to be facetiously referred to as the "killer app" at Industry Canada (IC). The reality, though, wasn't that funny. Spam eroded employee productivity, sucked up server

Published on: June 5th, 2005 Joaquim P. Menezes

Consumers still wary of online banking safety

Online banking was supposed to revolutionize the financial services industry, shutting down branches and saving the banks oodles of cash. But in 2004, the number of Canadians doing their banking on the Internet

Published on: May 15th, 2005 Rebecca Reid

Microsoft deal boosts security drive

Microsoft Corp. last month made another acquisition to strengthen its antivirus and anti-spam strategy and signal corporate customers that it plans to increase protection for desktops and servers. The question now is how

Published on: March 3rd, 2005 John Fontana

WORLDBEAT : Hong Kong addresses IT’s legal side

On March 4, 2004, the Hong Kong government released the 2004 Digital 21 Strategy, its third such strategy paper since 1998. Like before, the paper marks out an ambitious roadmap for development across

Published on: April 27th, 2004 Peter Bullock