Vendors team to offer key management solution for cloud data security

The increased use of cloud-based solutions is a boon and bane for CIOs. It's a boon because it helps control costs and can simplify infrastructure. It's a bane because of security risks associated

Published on: July 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Mobile app firm rolls out anti-surveillance voice and data plan

A  mobile application company founded by a team comprised of a former United States Navy SEAL, a cryptography legend and a mobile encryption expert has launched an encrypted international calling plan that promises

Published on: July 10th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Encrypted messaging app aims to hide metadata

Researchers are working on an instant messaging application that will obscure metadata and other information generated through IM conversations between people. The prototype app being developed by the project will in effect

Published on: July 7th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Prying secrets from encrypted traffic may not be so hard

Many IT security experts say encrypting data is the only way enterprises can be assured data is protected on premise or in the cloud. But an academic paper says that under certain circumstances

Published on: June 24th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Implications for encryption

(This blog is by Sangam Manikkayam Iyer, principal security specialist, Symantec Canada) Companies of the past, present and future would all agree: data is critical for business, and its integrity and confidentiality must

Published on: May 6th, 2014 IT World Canada

#FollowFriday: Encryption edition

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on experts in

Published on: April 25th, 2014 Candice So

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

Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

Google encryption comes to China

With their reputations on the line after the revelations of NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden, U.S.-based service and content providers have begun toughening their security to meet allegations that they are in cahoots with

Published on: March 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

RSA 2014 roundup: New products from Sophos, iBoss and viaForensics

The annual RSA Conference provides an opportunity for security vendors to steal some of the spotlight from the host and reveal new products or updates to existing ones. Among those who made announcements

Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon