Mouse could be used for identity management

Your next IT authentication process might be close at hand -- your mouse. According to Computerworld U.S., a cybersecurity researcher at defence contractor Raytheon has been awarded a patent for a biometric pressure

Published on: October 7th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Kaseya adds more security, compliance features to IT management

It hasn’t taken long for cloud IT management service Kaseya to add its latest British Columbia acquisition to the company’s portfolio. The company said Tuesday that AuthAnvil, the two-factor authentication and single sign-on

Published on: September 30th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Samsung lets users oversee its Knox security platform

Samsung Electronics has enhanced its Knox security platform to give corporate owners of two of its devices the ability to set up secure synchronization of email, calendars and contacts with their desktops but

Published on: September 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How to protect Secure Shell access

A considerable number of Canadian IT departments rely on the Secure Shell protocol for automating access management thanks to it being embedded in a wide number of IT, networking and security products. Its

Published on: August 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

BC security firm sold to Kaseya

A British Columbia maker of integrated two factor authentication, single sign on and password management solutions has been snapped up by a provider of cloud-based IT management for service providers and enterprises. Scorpion Software of

Published on: August 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Putting the finger on security

Toting around a smart phone with a replacement value of several hundred dollars is something most people do casually these days, with little thought about security. For those who do, Samsung Electronics has

Published on: April 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Oracle enhances identity suite

Oracle has enhanced its Identity Management suite to improve protection to enterprise, cloud and mobile applications. The company said Thursday changes to 11g Release 2 of the platform include an wizard to make installation easier, a cloud access

Published on: April 10th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Background: Why the use of voice biometrics is increasing

It's not uncommon to see people walking down a street chattering away over their smart phones through a Bluetooth connection -- but they pull out the handset to type in a password for

Published on: March 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SecureKey signs fourth Canadian bank for Concierge

ING Direct Canada, the branchless-bank used by 1.8 million Canadians, has become the fourth financial institution to adopt SecureKey's Concierge service for securely authenticating onto a large number of federal Web sites. The

Published on: December 10th, 2013 Howard Solomon