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We’re losing cybersecurity war: IT pros

About 59 per cent of the 623 Canadian IT professionals admit having trouble keeping data from falling into the wrong hands, according to a survey by Ponemon and Scalar Decisions

New skills needed for cloud computing: Survey

Contract negotiation skills are one of the top three required abilities for information security professionals dealing with cloud computing, according to new research

EMC unveils new hosted network security monitoring

The managed security service identifies compromised machines and user identities so security controls can be adjusted accordingly. EMC expects cybercriminals to start monetizing enterprise data captured through traditionally consumer-oriented methods

Symantec CEO meets with Canadian government

Enrique Salem makes his local debut as the new head of the industry's largest security vendor at IT World Canada's GovSym, challenging attendees to turn IT risk mitigation into a more constructive conversation within the public sector

Sizing up security in Star Trek

When it comes to IT security, Starfleet has not boldly gone where no man has gone before. If you follow this advice and avoid making the same mistakes as the United Federation of Planets, your company may live long and prosper

‘Hackers wanted’ ad fed security misconception

A consultant says experts, not hackers, should be hired by organizations to test their online secuirty. Just because a person knows how to break into a computer, the author argues, it doesn't mean he knows how to break into all computers

How security must drive business resiliency

Security and risk professionals should apply a common risk-based approach to business continuity, disaster recovery and information security to streamline process, improve cross-discipline collaboration and achieve a common system managing risk

Canadian IT pros see few security best practices

An industry association surveys those in the trenches, who say they don't have the guidelines they need to properly protect corporate systems. Find out what else made the list of challenges

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