McAfee has released the results of a market research survey designed to uncover the extent and risks of unauthorized software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. The study, conducted by Stratecast (a division of Frost & Sullivan), found that more than 80 per cent of survey respondents admit to using non-approved SaaS applications in their jobs.
Fortinet has announced that it will extend its relationship with Willis College of Business, Technology and Healthcare in Ottawa to train future employees. Fortinet and Willis College are working together to develop a new Advanced Network Security Professional Program focused on developing technical and professional skills necessary to design, implement and support the security requirements of complex networks.
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
After months of debate about the risks of storing student data in the cloud, New York is pressing ahead with a plan to create a statewide database for every public school student's grades, tests scores and attendance records - a tech startup proposal that drew interest from several other states that have now reconsidered.
The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web spoke out Friday against what he called a "growing tide of surveillance and censorship," warning that it is threatening the future of democracy.
With Canadians planning to shop on line in record numbers this holiday season, Trend Micro Canada's Ottawa-based internet security experts are offering their five top tips for a safe on line shopping experience.
A recent survey has revealed that mobile is the fastest growing sales channel in the US – but fraud prevention practices are failing to keep up, leaving retailers exposed to a constant threat.
Commissioner Cavoukian comments on Bill C-551 Act to Establish the National Security Committee of ParliamentariansWritten by Staff Monday, 11 November 2013 10:44
Ann Cavoukian, Ontario's Information and Privacy Commissioner, released a statement on Friday, November 8th, demonstrating her support of Bill C-551. Her full statement follows:
A Utah man pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge Thursday for his role in an online black market known as the Silk Road that authorities say processed more than $1 billion worth of illicit business.
German spy chiefs will travel to Washington shortly to talk with U.S. officials about the spying allegations that have so angered Europe, including whether Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone was monitored by the National Security Agency.