Category Archives: IT News

CompTIA Survey Reveals Need for Skilled IT Development Personnel

A recent survey conducted by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) reveals that online security, data loss, and infrastructure compromise are beginning to affect companies more-so than ever before. As a result, businesses are looking to optimize security protocol, secure … Continue reading

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Confirmed: Windows Blue Free for Windows 8 Users

The Microsoft Blue (8.1) update will be free for existing Windows 8 users. Rumours suggest that Windows Blue will reach manufactures by August 2013, but customers will have a chance to preview the update long before. The public preview will … Continue reading

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Your Perimeter Has Already Been Breached!

Or at least this is how Art Coviello, executive chairman at RSA, feels when it comes to network security. Since more companies are turning their heads toward big data, the surface area for cybercrime potential continues to drastically expand. As … Continue reading

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Dan Fortin Returns for a Second Term at IBM Canada

After leaving in 2010 to pursue a career with IBM Corporate in the United States, Dan Fortin has come back to Canada to resume his expired presidency at IBM Canada. Although IBM Canada usually does not disclose such information, the … Continue reading

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SAS Institute Moves a Bit Closer to the SMB Market

SAS Institute, a company renowned for its big dataenterprise solutions, is making its way into the SMB market with their Visual Analytics product. Although recently big data has made the headlines, SAS believes that companies should still consider analytics to … Continue reading

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FinSpy: Sly as a Fox

Citizen Lab, a research sector at the UofT Munk Centre for International Studies, discovered that FinFisher, a remote interception program developed by Gamma International, is being used illegally in many countries. The research report revealed that many foreign governments have … Continue reading

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Cloud-Computing Security Developments

Both McAfee and Kaspersky Lab have announced a new line-up of security solutions that will assist administrators in managing multiple virtual accounts. The security gaps that result from user authentication and identity processing have become a serious concern over the last … Continue reading

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