CANADA NEWS

Almost 40 percent of Canada's Justice Department duped by phishing

Almost one in four employees at Canada's Justice Department fell prey to internet phishing in an exercise last December.

Microsoft wavers on Canadian spam fears

Microsoft has reconsidered a move to cease security emails in Canada, following the introduction of an anti-spam law north of the border.

Underinvestment, poor communication plague Canadian cybersecurity

Canadian cybersecurity is languishing due to poor communication and disappointing security investments, according to research from the Ponemon Institute.

New Canadian privacy commissioner comes under fire

Canada's federal privacy commissioner has been replaced in a move that has sparked criticism from activists, academics and political leaders.

Canadian hospital employees leaked personal details to financial firms

Up to 8,300 patients had their personal information stolen and given to financial companies by staff at Ontario's Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital.

OPINIONS

An IT lens on data breach response

An IT lens on data breach response

This heightened awareness regarding data breach response time has created an interesting dynamic for security professionals.

Ensuring your developers love - or at least don't hate - security

Ensuring your developers love - or at least don't hate - security

The relationship between development and security doesn't need to be hostile, and there are ways to engage developers more with security.

Product Reviews

Avira Endpoint Security

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Avira Professional has its own console and is largely an anti-malware product.

CenterTools DriveLock v7.3

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DriveLock offers dynamic, configurable access control for mobile drives, such as floppy disk drives, CD-ROM drives and USB memory sticks.

CoSoSys Endpoint Protector v4

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Endpoint Protector v4 comes as a virtual appliance and is intended to provide device control, mobile device management and data leakage protection.

Fortinet FortiClient 5.0 for Windows v5.0.9

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The tool includes an anti-virus module to scan system files, executables, dynamic-link libraries and drivers. It also scans for and removes rootkits.

Invincea Platform v3.3/4.0

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Invincea provides an additional layer of security at the endpoint by adding in protection for web browsing and document use.

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