Data still safer with encryption: Experts

American intelligence operatives may be colluding with technology companies and using backdoors and brute force attacks to crack encryption technologies, but encryption is still the best way to protect the privacy of online

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Position-based quantum cryptography: A scientific breakthrough?

Position-based quantum cryptography is a discovery that could lead to more secure communications, especially between devices used on military bases and satellites, based on using the geographical position of a party as its

Published on: August 4th, 2010 Ellen Messmer

Sun delivers first UltraSparc T2-based servers

Sun Microsystems Inc. late Monday announced its first UltraSparc T2-based servers, which the company hopes will cut the number of servers required in data centres. The multicore and multithreaded Sun Sparc Enterprise T5120

Published on: October 8th, 2007 Agam Shah

Quantum computer set for launch

Twenty years before most scientists expected it, a commercial company has announced a quantum computer that promises to massively speed up searches and optimization calculations. D-Wave of British Columbia has promised to demonstrate

Published on: February 8th, 2007 Peter Judge

Can’t get Star Wars trailer? Blame Canada

A Canadian company has developed a security system that protects previews and special events footage as they're beamed from satellites directly into cinema-house projector rooms. Certicom Corp., a Mississauga, Ont. company specializing in

Published on: April 29th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

First quantum-effect products enter commercial IT

A Swiss company has announced the commercial availability of what it says are the first IT products which exploit quantum effects rather than conventional physics to achieve their goals.Geneva-based id Quantique SA is

Published on: May 30th, 2002 David Legard

First quantum-effect products enter commercial IT

A Swiss company has announced the commercial availability of what it says are the first IT products which exploit quantum effects rather than conventional physics to achieve their goals.Geneva-based id Quantique SA is

Published on: May 30th, 2002 David Legard

IBM sets sights on securing B2B Web payments

In an effort to allay security concerns for corporations conducting business over the Internet, IBM Corp. recently announced a new program that lets companies offer secure online-based payment services to their customers and

Published on: November 19th, 2001 Kathleen Ohlson

November 15 – November 20, 2001North Pacific SANS ConferenceVancouver

The North Pacific SANS conference will be a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to the field of information security or for those already working in the field who want to gain a more complete

Published on: November 4th, 2001 No Author