Articles By brian bloom

Interview: Symantec’s October surprises

Interview: Symantec’s October surprises

In this week's podcast, we talk to Kevin Haley, director of Symantec Security Response, about the company's latest intelligence report....

November 16th, 2012 brian bloom
How to create a readable

How to create a readable

When today's job-seekers write a resume, it needs to appeal to two very different audiences: people and computers.   Of course,...

November 15th, 2012 brian bloom
Top 7 security threats for 2013

Top 7 security threats for 2013

The cat-and-mouse game between hackers and security professionals continues. As security technologies evolve over the next year, we can expect...

November 15th, 2012 brian bloom
OnX exec talks on Canadian cloud trends

OnX exec talks on Canadian cloud trends

As time goes on, we’re becoming more open to the idea of moving our infrastructure to a trusted cloud provider....

November 15th, 2012 brian bloom
The ultimate limit of data centre resiliency

The ultimate limit of data centre resiliency

From some disasters, there can be no recovery.Today’s data centres are being built with multiple safeguards against data loss, power...

November 14th, 2012 brian bloom
Cisco reports good Q1 results, expects flatter Q2

Cisco reports good Q1 results, expects flatter Q2

Those looking for signs that the U.S. economy is stabilizing were cheered when Cisco Systems Inc. reported earnings up 18...

November 14th, 2012 brian bloom
Open Text launches full-featured managed cloud

Open Text launches full-featured managed cloud

Open Text Corp. has announced that after months of preparation, it is launching a managed cloud service tailored specifically for the...

November 13th, 2012 brian bloom
ExtraHop tackles packet data ‘avalanche’

ExtraHop tackles packet data ‘avalanche’

The problem of measuring network and application performance has long confounded many IT departments due to its difficulty, high cost,...

November 13th, 2012 brian bloom
Cyber-attack: An act of war?

Cyber-attack: An act of war?

Based on what we've seen, an attack on by an enemy country's on a government or military network isn't viewed...

November 13th, 2012 brian bloom
Sourcefire puts persistent malware in its sights

Sourcefire puts persistent malware in its sights

It’s almost impossible to stop every online outlaw from breaking into your network. So, an enterprise security firm has decided...

November 12th, 2012 brian bloom