March 24, 2015
With the significant increase in cybercrime over the past few years, business owners and entrepreneurs should always have a back-up plan as to what they should do in the event of a cyber-attack. Although it may not be considered high priority, it is definitely something that needs to be considered. Most IT experts will agree that not having any plan in place is the most common regret amongst all business owners once they’ve been attacked....
March 19, 2015
A recent report conducted by IXmaps.ca has shown that all Canadian Internet providers are leaving their customers in the dark when it comes to revealing information about how they protect their customer’s privacy. The report was based upon the examination of 43 large and small telecom companies, and as a result concluded that majority of companies need to be more transparent in informing their customers about how they safeguard privacy....
March 16, 2015
Recently, there has been an increase in consumer trend to purchase “smart home” systems for their homes. A “smart home” security system is a single device that can contain an HD video camera and multiple sensors to track everything from motion, temperature, air quality, vibration, sound and even air quality. It can also be set up to control your light switches and garage doors. The smart home system can be controlled...
January 16, 2015
Cyber Security Law Firms are a key target for hackers as they house large amounts of sensitive and confidential client data. Cyber specialist practitioners believe there will come a time when a prominent legal practice will be brought down due to a cyber attack breaching client confidentiality.
Law firms that hold large quantities of confidential information are targets for hackers due to the belief that firms are behind the times with regards...
October 17, 2014
Many East Asian companies, including FunPlus Games, IGG.com and DeNA Studios, are happy to promote their BC workforce.
Many of these firms see the positive impact that is being made by larger American companies located in BC. “Clearly they’re scanning the globe to find out where they should set up to develop that international creative culture that they’re looking for,” says Ian McKay, CEO of Vancouver Economic...
August 18, 2014
1/3 of Canadian IT professionals admit to experiencing a significant data breach within the last year. These companies believe these breaches could put their clients or organization at risk.
The same study found that 56% of the Canadian respondents believe threats sometimes fall through the cracks, indicating that the issue could be far worse than they are aware of.
Jeff Debrosse, Director of Security Research for Websense, said “It...