Vancouver video surveillance firm buys analytics provider

A Vancouver maker of digital video surveillance systems has closed out the year buying a video analytics firm. Avigilon Corp....

December 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

August 2013 in review: Wireless war with Ottawa heats up

The war over wireless started the previous month, but in the heat of August it turned decidedly hot. The fight...

December 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

July 2013 in review: Women still having trouble making IT boards

Complaints that women have been unable to rise in the ranks of IT organizations have been around since I began...

December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Windows error reports could lead to exploit, says security vendor

Microsoft Windows has a helpful utility that -- usually with user permission -- automatically sends problem reports to the company...

December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Get ready for more mobile ransomware in 2014, says McAfee

Innovation is usually a positive word, ascribed to the efforts of organizations to improve profitability and productivity. Regretably, creators of...

December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon
Snowden support signs

June 2013 in review: Edward Snowden starts revealing NSA secrets

Time Magazine debated making Edward Snowden its Man of the Year. Too bad it didn’t. Snowden, the former contract security...

December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

May 2013 in review: Privacy czar urges update to PIPEDA

As I wrote in my overview of the year, security and the state of the Canadian wireless industry were among...

December 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon
Happy holidays from ITWC

Happy holidays from ITWC

Hi We're giving our staff a rest for a few days to be with family and friends and (if they're...

December 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Security expert snubs RSA conference over NSA payment allegations

Late last week Reuters reported that security vendor RSA, which encryption solutions, was paid US$10 million by the U.S. National...

December 24th, 2013 Howard Solomon