Thursday, November 04, 2010Firesheep not evil, says snooping tool's maker Its creator blasts Microsoft for tagging the packet sniffer as malware. He called the Redmond, Wash. giant's move as an act of "censorship"
Thursday, November 04, 2010Antivirus scanning becoming inadequate: Webroot CEO The company has bought U.K.-based Prevx and will integrate the company's cloud-oriented application profiling into its existing portfolio
Tuesday, November 02, 2010Are you choking innovation? The challenge is about finding and doing 1,000,000 incremental actions, with a few “ah-ha” bigger ones, that will make a difference in Canadian IT effectiveness
Monday, November 01, 2010Why ‘build your own OS’ won’t work for businesses Russia recently announced its plan to spend US$5 million to create its own Linux-based operating system. The OS will be rolled out across all government departments
Wednesday, October 27, 2010Canadians learn Defcon network security secrets SecTor 2010 includes a session where contributors to the granddaddy of hacker conferences explain how they set up the infrastructure and wireless access in a Los Vegas hotel in less than a week
Wednesday, October 27, 2010Juniper rolls out smart phone security suite Junos Pulse Mobile Security Suite aims to protect mobile devices from security threats
Wednesday, October 27, 2010The problem with privacy? Security SECTOR 2010 In a room full of security pros, Tracy Ann Kosa argues that privacy issues are "all security's fault"
Tuesday, October 26, 2010Cloud users should not ignore geography: Forrester A report from the research firm points out that IaaS does not solve latency issues. Forrester analysts said the idea that distance doesn't matter for organizations engaging in cloud computing is misguided
Thursday, October 21, 2010IBM uses 'virtual doorman' to lock down cloud The company's Virtual Protection System includes rootkit detection for virtualized environments
Wednesday, October 20, 2010Crossbeam Systems ups UTM platform power Manufacturer adds four more bladed chassis for enterprises and carriers, one of which has 150 Gbps throughput
Friday, October 15, 2010McAfee wants safe IT ‘from silicon to satellite’ At its annual user conference, FOCUS 2010, the PC security vendor releases Endpoint Security 9 amid reassurances of McAfee’s future as an independent entity under Intel. But an IDC analyst remains cautiously optimistic on the idea of pushing security to silicon
Thursday, October 14, 2010Help Wanted: Calling all C-level executives A recruiter has openings for senior IT professionals on Bay Street and elsewhere. Meawhile, an urgent call goes out for SAP-Business Objects expertise on Jobs.ITWorldCanada.com
Thursday, October 14, 2010RIM patches another flaw in BlackBerry Enterprise Server BlackBerry-maker RIM has issued a fix for another PDF-related security flaw in its BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES), v5.0.2, for Exchange and Lotus Domino
Thursday, October 14, 2010Six enterprise security leaks you should plug now From unauthorized smart phones on Wi-Fi networks to custom-developed Web apps using bad code. Deal with these before it's too late
Wednesday, October 13, 2010Fortinet extends its virtual appliance line Four more appliances from the security vendor for protecting data in virtualized environments