Privacy group says US laws needed to rein in surveillance

Privacy group says US laws needed to rein in surveillance

U.S. laws haven't kept up with the government's ability to usetechnology to spy on people, according to a report issued...

February 22nd, 2006 Grant Gross

Group challenges potential VOIP phone taps

Group challenges potential VOIP phone taps

Several privacy and civil-liberties organizations are mounting alegal challenge to prevent VoIP and other Internet-basedcommunications from being subject to taps...

January 30th, 2006 Dennis O Reilly

Tracking software helps recover stolen laptops

Tracking software helps recover stolen laptops

Laptop computers are portable, compact and convenient but – for those very reasons – are more vulnerable to theft, as...

August 14th, 2005 Rosie Lombardi

Todd McDermott

Todd McDermott

Vice President of Verint Systems Inc., Todd McDermott’s primary focus is on U.S. carrier surveillance market and specialized access and...

July 21st, 2005 No Author

CEO, BlueBear

CEO, BlueBear

Though the tool is dubbed IDLE, the cops using it will be anything but. IDLE – short for Integrated Digital...

May 10th, 2005 Brian Eaton

Lawmakers get creative to fight unwanted e-mail

Lawmakers get creative to fight unwanted e-mail

Charging spammers with racketeering crimes and rewarding spam victims with a financial bounty are among the more creative solutions proposed...

June 17th, 2003 Grant Gross

Alberta prosecutor to fight high-tech crime

Alberta prosecutor to fight high-tech crime

Steven Bilodeau has become Canada's first full-time Crown prosecutor committed to criminal cases involving technology. Bilodeau, a former member of...

February 26th, 2003 IT World Canada Staff

Police help Microsoft stop security help desk scam

Police help Microsoft stop security help desk scam

Microsoft Corp. has successfully called in the help of U.K. police to stop an e-mail scam that urges users to...

February 10th, 2003 Joris Evers

Proposed law sparks privacy concerns

Proposed law sparks privacy concerns

The federal government is floating a trial balloon called the Lawful Access-Consultation Document, which, if passed into law, could dramatically...

January 15th, 2003 Chris Conrath