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Study finds antiquated IT safeguards and access policies leave enterprises vulnerable

January 12, 2011

Despite new security risks posed by a rapidly evolving technology environment, most companies continue to rely on the traditional username and password sign-on to verify a user’s identity.

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Info-Tech flags six technologies IT departments should consider in 2011

January 5, 2011

Businesses have been slow to trust the innovative technologies of the past few years, but according to a new study by Info-Tech Research Group, 2011 will be the year of mass adoption. The growing pains have subsided and newer technologies are…

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Mobile networks face growing security crisis, Heavy Reading finds

November 29, 2010

Equipment vendors must adopt more secure development and design practices to correct the security vulnerabilities in their network infrastructure equipment as mobile operators transition to advanced broadband services, according to a major new…

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Data deluge driving Canadian IT investments in CRM software and security systems

November 17, 2010

IT services provider Avanade Inc., a subsidiary of Accenture LLP, has announced the results of its global survey, “The Business Impact of Big Data,” which examines executive attitudes about how enterprises are managing the exponential growth of…

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Telus/Rotman IT security study reveals breaches increased by 29%

November 9, 2010

Telus Communications Inc. and the Rotman School of Management have released their third annual study on Canadian IT security and it reveals that Canadian companies experienced a 29% increase in security breaches from 2009 to 2010.

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Consumer group calls for action against Google following complaint by Canadian Privacy Commissioner

October 20, 2010

The Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s announcement that Google’s Wi-Spying with its Street View cars broke the l…

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One-On-One Interview with Aisha Umar

September 1, 2010

CNS: You were appointed Sales Centre Vice President – Canada, AT&T in mid-May. What are your short-term and long-term goals for the company?Umar: There are two key goals. One of them is increasing the presence and awareness of IT…

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AirMagnet launches resource centre for WLAN security professionals

July 21, 2010

AirMagnet, a division of Fluke Networks, has launched the AirWISE Community, an online resource centre, which …

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World Cup phishing scam discovered by McAfee spreading online

June 16, 2010

As millions of people around the world tune into the World Cup, cyberscammers are placing their bets on World …

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Survey of network administrators sees increase in IT security budgets this year

May 12, 2010

According to findings from the seventh annual “What Keeps Network Administrators Up at Night” survey of 353 ne…