Articles By IT Focus Staff

FIs bring vendors onboard to tighten down hatches

FIs bring vendors onboard to tighten down hatches

The bilingual financial co-operative Caisse Populaires du Manitoba has selected security appliances from Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Fortinet to protect its multi-platform...

August 25th, 2005 IT Focus Staff
Security takes priority as banks increase IT spending

Security takes priority as banks increase IT spending

Seventy-two per cent of small and mid-sized banks plan to increase security software spending and 59 per cent plan to...

August 25th, 2005 IT Focus Staff
Symantec adds phishing attacks to latest FI threat report

Symantec adds phishing attacks to latest FI threat report

In the last six months of 2004, Symantec Corp. detected 10,310 new phishing attacks, with an average of nearly 400...

May 15th, 2005 IT Focus Staff
Keeping hackers out of the modern network infrastructure

Keeping hackers out of the modern network infrastructure

“The business promise of convergence can never happen unless you address security,” said Bruce Claflin, CEO of network gear maker...

March 31st, 2005 IT Focus Staff
IT Focus news briefs, April 1, 2005

IT Focus news briefs, April 1, 2005

Video brings med students closer Medical students in northern B.C. don’t have to travel way down south to attend classes...

March 31st, 2005 IT Focus Staff
IT Focus news briefs, Feb. 1, 2005

IT Focus news briefs, Feb. 1, 2005

Get a hold of the phone Financial firms might garner a stronger grasp of telecom best practices after reading BITS’...

January 31st, 2005 IT Focus Staff
IT Focus news briefs, Jan. 1, 2005

IT Focus news briefs, Jan. 1, 2005

OASIS unveils new standard Connected enterprises have a new protocol for sending and receiving business documents, now that the Organization...

December 31st, 2004 IT Focus Staff
Desjardins cuts debit amounts

Desjardins cuts debit amounts

Desjardins Group last month cut back the maximum amount of money its customers can withdraw from another bank’s ATMs in...

October 31st, 2004 IT Focus Staff
RBC benefits from close ties between vendors

RBC benefits from close ties between vendors

As ATM provider NCR Corp. beefed up its relationship with money-management software maker Transoft International Inc. this past summer, one...

October 31st, 2004 IT Focus Staff
IT Focus news briefs, Nov. 1, 2004

IT Focus news briefs, Nov. 1, 2004

CIBC ramps up data extraction CIBC had chosen SAS Institute Inc.’s ETL Server for extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) duties....

October 31st, 2004 IT Focus Staff