#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 Twitter account. Read on for a quick recap of the tweets from today's

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Info rights management: Magic bullet or dud?

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- Like many companies, mine has determined that the best way to expand our IT and business capabilities in these rough economic times is to move increasingly toward software as a

Published on: July 12th, 2012 j.f. rice

Canadian companies ‘overconfident’ in data security: Study

If you ask Websense Inc. whether most Canadian companies are as secure as they think they are, the answer is a resounding no. According to a study commissioned by the San Diego, Calif.-based

Published on: November 9th, 2011 jd speedy

FEATURE: Juggling ERM with in-house data

Several years ago, Flextronics was struggling with a thorny security issue: figuring out how to prevent sensitive and proprietary information from going astray once it was in the hands of authorized users.Like most

Published on: April 27th, 2010 elisabeth horwitt

McAfee revamps data loss security suite

McAfee Inc. has upgraded its data loss prevention suite, which is geared toward companies looking to comply with regulatory requirements or firms interested in protecting sensitive internal data. The new additions in McAfee Data Loss

Published on: March 23rd, 2010 Rafael Ruffolo


Although the Durham Health Region was ordered by Ontario’s Privacy Commissioner to encrypt its data after an employee misplaced a USB key containing thousands of patient’s medical data, a security expert thinks that

Published on: February 3rd, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Companies fear wrath of ex-staff

Organizations that have had to let go staff during this economic downturn fear reprisals from disgruntled ex-employees, according to a recent global survey by Ernst & Young LLP. For its annual Global Information Security

Published on: November 9th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

The dark side of DLP

There is no doubt that technology makes us more effective, engaged and productive workers. Technology also allows for flexibility in how, when, and where people work.Increasingly, employees are blurring the line between work

Published on: September 30th, 2009 kenneth kass

Data leakage prevention going mainstream

Data leakage or data loss prevention systems have gradually entered the mainstream as their increasing maturity has allowed increasing adoption. From barely registering in our research two years ago, we now find different

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Andreas M. Antonopoulos