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BlackBerry acquires Israeli data security company WatchDox

BlackBerry Ltd. has purchased a file-sharing security company in order to bolster its enterprise mobile management capabilities. The Canadian mobile...

April 21st, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano

hacker, cyber attack, security

More files being held to ransom, says Symantec

Symantec's 20th annual Internet Security Threat Report revealed a dramatic rise in software that prevents victims from accessing their files...

April 15th, 2015 Danny Bradbury

cloud security

Cloud for the Public Sector: Innovating for the Future


February 23rd, 2015 IT World Canada Team

bitcoins, cryptocurrency

Will you get paid in bitcoins in 2015?

The Bank of Canada has said that it is mulling the benefits of using electronic currencies, including bitcoin. But could Canadian companies...

November 28th, 2014 Danny Bradbury

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#EncryptITWC – An IT World 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

security feature

Policy, practice gap behind federal data breach

The disappearance of an Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) portable hard drive containing the personal information of 583,000 student...

March 26th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano


Five Ways to Ensure Encryption is More Effective and Manageable

Encrypting data on laptops, notebooks and tablet computers is now widely accepted as a best practice for any organization. Indeed,...

August 20th, 2013 Jeff

New EU cybercrime rules to impact business

New EU cybercrime rules to impact business

Businesses are concerned over the European Commission’s plans of imposing strict data breach reporting rules on companies and organizations in...

February 7th, 2013

Montreal firm updates database management system

Montreal firm updates database management system

Montreal-based Sand Technology Inc. will release in September the latest iteration of its column-oriented database management system, Sand CDBMS 6, the primary...

July 23rd, 2010 Kathleen Lau