New malware exploit kits flooding market, says Cisco

Cybercrime works pretty much the same way as a capitalism does: where there’s a need for a product or service, someone will try to fill it. That’s one of the messages from Cisco

Published on: August 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Fortinet firewall hits 1Tbps

There are several constants in the IT world: The demand for more CPU power, for more storage and for more firewall throughput. Fortinet Inc. says the day will soon come when 1 Terabit

Published on: July 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

How the Nasdaq was hacked

There have been lots of reports that governments around the world aren't paying enough attention to protecting their critical infrastructure -- telecom networks, water systems and power grids -- from cyber attacks. Stock markets would

Published on: July 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon

OpenText offers free enterprise file synchronization, sharing

With the growing adoption of online collaboration practices in the enterprise, systems that facilitate simpler and faster file synchronization and sharing have become very important. One problem though is that many employees are

Published on: July 8th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Colligo containerizes Briefcase mobile collaboration app

SharePoint collaboration vendor Colligo has integrated its Briefcase iPad and iPhone collaboration app integrates with the MobileIron AppConnect ecosystem. The integration will allow users to collaborate on business content through SharePoint, Office 365

Published on: June 9th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian and U.S. IT managers at organizations of varying size and found that 59

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cisco extends anti-malware, data centre security portfolio

New network security products from Cisco Systems Inc. address zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats (APTs) from the enterprise network to the endpoint to the cloud, the company says. The new malware and

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Network defences more permeable than we thought

A new study suggests that while network defences aren’t totally pointless, they don’t prevent 93 per cent of networks using them from being hacked anyway. The study is reported in Ars Technica. Its

Published on: May 20th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Canadian security company server used for massive DDoS attack

A high-power server used by a Canadian security company was hijacked in a massive distributed denial of service "DNS flood" attack against an online gaming web site earlier this month. The attack, as

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks