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Canucks split on government reading email: Survey

A survey recent survey shows that more than half (51 per cent) of Canadians believe it is acceptable for the...

August 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

3 DNS attacks and how to thwart them

There’s been much talk about Doman Name System (DNS) attacks after the Syrian Electronic Army’s (SEA) cyber attack on the...

August 29th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Researchers reverse engineer Dropbox

Cloud-based file hosting site Dropbox was recently reverse engineered by a software developers seeking to conduct security analysis on the...

August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

How an IBM developer uses privacy policy

Ontario privacy commissioner Ann Cavoukian has a well-deserved international reputation for encouraging organizations and software developers to build personal data...

July 26th, 2013 Howard Solomon
Ad firms urge Firefox to rethink cookie ban

Ad firms urge Firefox to rethink cookie ban

Two influential advertising organizations are urging online search engine Mozilla to reconsider an earlier decision to block third-party cookies in...

March 25th, 2013
Bill calls for mandatory data breach reporting

Bill calls for mandatory data breach reporting

With the Conservative government’s privacy reform bill sitting untouched after being introduced about two years ago, New Democractic Party MP Charmain...

February 27th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff
How power plant closures will affect data centres

How power plant closures will affect data centres

HULL, Quebec -- As electrical utilities remove coal-fired plants from service, governments will be building secondary data centres in remote...

December 3rd, 2009 Greg Meckbach
Six ways we surrender privacy

Six ways we surrender privacy

Privacy has long been seen as a basic, sacred right. But in the Web 2.0 world, where the average user...

October 14th, 2009 Bill Brenner
SMBs courting disaster with inadequate DR plans

SMBs courting disaster with inadequate DR plans

More than half of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in North America do not have a disaster recovery plan despite...

September 28th, 2009
Facebook, Twitter, other social nets leaking personal info

Facebook, Twitter, other social nets leaking personal info

Many major social networking sites are leaking information that allows third party advertising and tracking companies to associate the Web...

September 24th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan