Friday, February 05, 2010Symantec customers look for de-duplication Users who attended a conference on Symantec Corp.’s backup software said they are interested in the de-duplication features of NetBackup version 7. Find out about the granular recovery, archiving features, and how it works with other storage products and on virtual servers
Friday, January 15, 2010Juniper, Symantec investigating after Google attack Published reports claim 34 large firms, including Dow Chemical Co. and Yahoo Inc., were attacked due to a security hole in Internet Explorer discovered by Google Inc. Google discovered a command and control server
Wednesday, December 16, 2009Security heavyweights predict 2010 threats Upcoming security threats for 2010, as predicted by CA, Cisco, Symantec, Websense and a group of experts at Independent Security Evaluators. Plus, Info-Tech on security trends.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009Symantec updates smart phone management suite The security giant says IT administrators will be able to use its new products to focus on sensitive data rather than mobile devices themselves
Tuesday, December 01, 2009Symantec CEO meets with Canadian government Enrique Salem makes his local debut as the new head of the industry's largest security vendor at IT World Canada's GovSym, challenging attendees to turn IT risk mitigation into a more constructive conversation within the public sector
Friday, November 20, 2009Reputation-based security to dominate Symantec says new malware variants have made traditional, signature-based anti-virus tools increasingly inefficient. Plus, why CAPTCHA technology is actually forcing spammers to cut into their profits and hire some outside help
Monday, October 19, 2009Major AV vendors face hundreds of new rivals According to a new Symantec report, over 250 fake anti-virus programs spread across nearly 200,000 domain names are currently operating on the Web. Find out how the distributors are continuing to grow and how to lessen the risks to your enterprise
Monday, September 28, 2009SMBs courting disaster with inadequate DR plans A recent survey of SMBs in North America indicate that majority of companies are lulled by a misplaced sense of confidence in their disaster recovery plans. Here are 10 essentials of a SMB disaster recovery tool kit...
Wednesday, August 19, 2009IN BRIEF: Symantec’s dirtiest Web sites Some sites have more than 20,000 threats on them, according to the security company. Plus, recognizing the best in business intelligence, and a Vancouver ISP gives its services a 10 Mbps boost
Tuesday, August 04, 2009IN BRIEF: Palm Pre available in Canada in late August Bell Mobility says it’ll ship the iPhone killer before the end of the summer, and it’s taking pre-orders. Plus, McAfee buys MX Logic, Symantec offers threat analysis and VM6 upgrades its internal cloud software
Friday, July 10, 2009IN BRIEF: U.S. and South Korean govts face DDoS attacks DDoS attacks continue against U.S. and South Korean governments, Sun Microsystems breaks benchmark records for its Sun Storage 7110 Unified Storage System, U.K.-based The Stonewood Group expands into Canada, and Aeroplan receives runner up award by LinkShare
Monday, May 18, 2009Gumblar attacks on Google search results intensifies A Web attack that peppers Google search results with malicious links has infected more than 3,000 Web sites and continues to grow
Thursday, March 12, 2009Process automation, endpoint virtualization reap fast ROI A recent Symantec study of some 300 IT professionals revealed that, in the current economic climate, IT budgets and staffing resources are not growing. Yet, Mercy Health Services and retailer Meijer Inc. insist that continuous IT investment is vital
Tuesday, February 24, 2009Adobe flaw has been used in attacks since early January Sourcefire says it has discovered a bug in Acrobat Reader that lets hackers attack Mac and Windows users has been around for about six weeks. How extensive is the problem?
Thursday, January 22, 2009Detection and cleanup, Symantec Norton Internet Security 2009's strengths Smoking-out and cleaning-up malware are strong suits of Symantec Norton's new Web security suite
Sunday, July 20, 2008EMC integrates drives, backup service One analyst says the new offering may be EMC's attempt to push the Iomega brand it bought last year back into the limelight. Why you need backup in the cloud
Wednesday, July 16, 2008Principal Analyst, network security, Infonetics In a recent customer survey, respondents rated Cisco’s network access control as the most secure, but Juniper has better price performance. Find out what expert Jeff Wilson has to say
Tuesday, June 10, 2008Bluetooth security hole plugged: Microsoft The latest round of bug fixes include four addressed for critical Windows security holes, plus an update for the Windows implementation of Bluetooth. How this could affect wireless users.
Tuesday, March 04, 2008The knock on NAC Industry analysts differ on whether network access control is best for pre- or post-admission security
Sunday, November 25, 2007Getting greener Half of Canadian IT managers say efficient energy use is a priority
Monday, September 03, 2007Social engineering propels e-card virus It’s back and it has a whole army of bots charging behind it. New variants of this mass-mailing menace are plaguing inboxes worldwide. Find shelter from the Storm
Monday, June 18, 2007Application performance management gets enterprise action Vendors are working harder to provide tools that measure how well software is working. Honeywell Aerospace, Amex and others offer their best implementation advice
Tuesday, June 12, 2007Symantec offers 'Storage United' strategy John Thompson keynote looks beyond firm's history in security
Sunday, April 22, 2007New Symantec backup software 'cuts recovery time' New backup software from Symantec Corp. significantly cuts system recovery time, some industry insiders who have used the product say
Thursday, March 15, 2007Vendors play out pure-play strategy Industry players are debating the viability, or lack thereof, of pure-play security strategies in the face of a continuously consolidating marketplace and an increasing trend among application vendors to integrate security into their products