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Intel embeds multi-factor security on sixth-generation Core vPro CPUs

Most days, Intel Corp. is first and foremost a chip maker, designing and refining one of the core ingredients of any...

January 20th, 2016 Dave Yin

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Security predictions 2016: More ransomware, tougher cyber insurance

Twelve months ago when I became's contributing writer on cybersecurity the state of things was pretty bleak: 2014 marked...

January 4th, 2016 Howard Solomon


2016 might be Advanced Micro Devices’ year

When consumers think processors, they think Intel. For servers, businesses think of that chip maker too. That is tough for...

December 23rd, 2015 Chris Lau

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Mobile banking apps to be a growing security threat in 2016, says McAfee Labs

While the convenience of banking apps can’t be denied, the mobile technology has the potential to be a huge security...

December 15th, 2015 Ryan Patrick

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Almost all stolen data has a price, report warns

Canadians often worry that we suffer by comparison to our neighbors to the south. But in one category we're way...

October 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Microsoft readies Surface Pro 4

Microsoft may seem like it is focused only on rolling out Windows 10, but the company’s efforts in moving forward...

August 27th, 2015 Chris Lau

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Intel’s 2FA solution: A security bracelet

Two-factor authentication has been touted as one of the surest ways CISOs can ensure that access to sensitive servers, databases...

August 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon


IBM expands cloud services portfolio with DashDB Enterprise massive parallel processing

IBM is putting data warehousing into the cloud. Having formally launched IBM Cloud Data Services earlier this year, the company...

July 29th, 2015 Gary Hilson

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Intel Security chief to CSOs: Pay attention to the fundamentals

There's a war going on between IT security pros and hackers, so Toronto's Royal Canadian Military Institute seemed a fitting...

June 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon