Rogers, Telus insist on warrants for subscriber information

When the Supreme Court of Canada ruled last month that police needed a search warrant to get basic subscriber information from Internet providers, it seemed clear that if law enforcement agencies only had

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

A tool for Canadian SME’s in their battle to improve cyber-security

According to Industry Canada’s 2012 analysis of small and medium enterprises in Canada, over 7.7 million employees, or 69.7 percent of the total private labour force, worked for small businesses; 2.2 million employees,

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Dave O'Leary

Quebecor still lets analysts speculate on wireless

Speculation is one of the great freedoms reporters engage in, marshaling a fact here and a fact there to signal to readers what might be coming. We're not the only ones who do

Published on: July 15th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How unlimited is NSA spying?

Good news -- there's honour among spies. That's the word from a Washington Post report which says the U.S. National Security Agency has permission to  do electronic spying on every country except its partners in

Published on: July 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

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

CIRA should compete to operate dot-ca domain, says complaint

A Toronto Web domain registrar is upset about the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) plans to expand its mandate by offering new services. Mark Jeftovic, the CEO of easyDNS Technologies Inc. has written

Published on: June 25th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Answers to your CASL questions

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Justice staff fall for phishing ploy

When the CEO asks IT how secure the organization is the answer ranges from 'As good as the budget you give me' to 'Excellent, because we follow best practices.' The truth is many organizations

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Can a post office leverage the Internet of Things?

The rise of the Internet has been bad news for post offices around the world, who are trying to fight back in various ways. Canada Post, for example, bought Purolator and has decided

Published on: June 22nd, 2014 Howard Solomon