Howard Solomon, ITWorldCanada editor

December 2014 in review: An ITWC classic retires

Deadlines, year-end reviews and 2015 predictions were coming from all sides, but at IT World Canada the big news was...

December 13th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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Data loss, downtime costing Canadian firms $16. B

The amount of data loss and downtime suffered by Canadian companies continues to grow and organizations are losing billions of...

December 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

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The cost of a data breach in 2014: $3.5 million, Ponemon study says

In December 2013, news broke that U.S. retail giant Target Corp. had suffered a major breach, losing the personal information...

May 13th, 2014 Candice So

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#EncryptITWC – An IT World Canada.com Twitter chat

Updated by Candice So Apr. 24, 2014 at 4:05pm ET: We ran a Twitter chat on encryption under the @itworldca...

April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Another data loss at Human Resources Canada

Another data loss at Human Resources Canada

It’s easy to take cheap shots at public servants – there are so many of them and it’s harder for...

January 14th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Cloud security

Cloud security

A security expert warns organizations making a foray into cloud computing may know familiar terms like multi-tenancy and virtualization, but...

March 23rd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Snow Leopard bug on data devouring rampage

Snow Leopard bug on data devouring rampage

Snow Leopard users have reported that they've lost all their personal data when they've logged into a "Guest" account after...

October 13th, 2009 Greg Keizer

Symantec releases new encryption tool

Symantec releases new encryption tool

Symantec Corp. has announced the release of a new security tool aimed at providing advanced encryption for computer and removable...

March 2nd, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

U.K. politicians want to criminalize data leaks

U.K. politicians want to criminalize data leaks

Tougher criminal penalties for data security breaches are being urged by a committee of MPs as incidents where the government...

January 4th, 2008 Tash Shifrin