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  • SMBs are path of least resistance for hackers: Symantec | IT Business
    Next companies should have a strategy for protecting what they have that s valuable It doesn t always mean spending money just having a clear strategy and educating employees to the fact that they may be targeted Finally keeping your computers patched and up to date and your security solutions up to date and configured is a must We see some times where companies are affected even though they have a solution in place because they didn t have it set up effectively said Murchu Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age Investment regulators latest in long line of high profile data breaches Security mobile security online threats SMB Symantec About Jeff Jedras As an assistant editor at IT World Canada Jeff Jedras contributes primarily to CDN and ITBusiness ca covering the reseller channel and the small and medium sized business space He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s covering the booming and later busting Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005 covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications Follow Follow jeffjedrasitw on Twitter Join Jeff Jedras on LinkedIn Jeff Jedras on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Wayfinding tech points to emerging service market for Canadian firms May 13th 2013 Panasonic targets SMBs with its most advanced server May 2nd 2013 Facebook Home offers hyper targeted access to mobile channel April 26th 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age April 16th 2013 Android dos and don ts for SMBs April 5th 2013 Small businesses get hosting package from WordPress March 14th 2013 IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards March 6th 2013 Windows 8 Windows 7 what s the difference SMBs asking March 4th 2013 BYOD solution a fit for small businesses says HP February 20th 2013 Million dollar botnet Bamital taken down February 7th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/smbs-are-path-of-least-resistance-for-hackers-symantec/32660 (2013-06-02)
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  • Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age | IT Business
    by Symantec The capability is also available for in house developed apps After an app is written we wrap that app and expose certain hooks so enterprise administrators can grab it and apply certain policies Rosche explains Now users will be able to use those approved apps after signing in just once Administrators have the option of designating how long that sign on lasts for before a password must be entered again More control for third party apps Symantec is adding new features to its application level policies that include SSL policing and URL whitelisting This ensures that once data is on a users s mobile phone it can only go to approved sources in the eyes of the business even if a third party app is being used to read or edit that data Better yet that data will be encrypted when its on the move Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google More Articles Kobo launches limited edition Kobo Aura HD E Ink eReader SMBs are path of least resistance for hackers Symantec Mobility Security android BYOD security Convergence e mail Encryption iOS mobile application management mobile device management personal cloud Security SSL Symantec whitelisting About Brian Jackson Editor at ITBusiness ca Pun lover Coffee drinker Tech geek Urban paddler Batman fan Hobby photographer Social media manager Follow Follow brianjjackson on Twitter Facebook Join Brian Jackson on LinkedIn Brian Jackson on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews describe great performance in a cheap plastic wrapper May 17th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Roamly offers businesses lower roaming charges May 13th 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Panasonic targets SMBs with its most advanced server May 2nd 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/symantec-updates-mobile-suite-for-byod-age/32602 (2013-06-02)
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  • Bitcoin mining botnet ZeroAccess tops Fortinet’s threat landscape report | IT Business
    Canada Jeff Jedras contributes primarily to CDN and ITBusiness ca covering the reseller channel and the small and medium sized business space He began his career in technology journalism in the late 1990s covering the booming and later busting Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005 covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications Follow Follow jeffjedrasitw on Twitter Join Jeff Jedras on LinkedIn Jeff Jedras on Gooogle What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Expensify offers to reimburse your employees with Bitcoins March 27th 2013 Religious Web sites top most dangerous list April 30th 2012 Kelihos gang is building a new botnet March 30th 2012 Microsoft s Zeus takedown helps but does not cure March 29th 2012 Year s largest denial of service attack identified November 25th 2011 6 weird malware tricks hackers use to bypass security September 26th 2011 What you should know about the RSA SecurID breach March 21st 2011 Spam levels rebounds as Rustock awakes January 13th 2011 2011 predictions tech rebound continues despite security woes January 3rd 2011 MasterCard PayPal reap botnet payback siege for shunning WikiLeaks December 10th 2010 McAfee maps world s riskiest Web domains November 2nd 2010 Spammers get the boot with Facebook s new remote logout September 7th 2010 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/bitcoin-mining-botnet-zeroaccess-tops-fortinets-threat-landscape-report/32303 (2013-06-02)
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  • Your point of sale system could make for risky business, says McAfee | IT Business
    booming and later busting Ottawa technology sector for Silicon Valley North and the Ottawa Business Journal as well as everything from municipal politics to real estate He later covered the technology scene in Vancouver before joining IT World Canada in Toronto in 2005 covering enterprise IT for ComputerWorld Canada His writing has appeared in the Vancouver Sun the Ottawa Citizen and a wide range of industry trade publications Follow Follow jeffjedrasitw on Twitter Join Jeff Jedras on LinkedIn Jeff Jedras on Gooogle mae anderson It is nice to know this information This is really useful Thanks for sharing But I wonder how often should a POS system be updated iPadPOSShop com What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Digital wallet showdown MasterPass vs V me May 13th 2013 The secret sauce for a better mobile retail experience May 9th 2013 4 e commerce lessons to learn from Buytopia April 15th 2013 Toronto vendor s secure remote desktop app comes to Apple s iPad April 2nd 2013 Is credit card alliance Foursquare s saving grace March 4th 2013 McAfee report outlines evolving threat landscape February 22nd 2013 How Shop ca tapped an enterprise solution to sell more SKUs than Wal Mart February 14th 2013 Small firms raid online marketplace with startup powered solutions February 4th 2013 Smartphone apps gain added security privacy features December 11th 2012 Moms with iPhones become mobile market research agents for hire December 6th 2012 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/your-point-of-sale-system-could-make-for-risky-business-says-mcafee/31852 (2013-06-02)
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  • Facebook Home an instant enemy of security pros | IT Business
    HD May 24th 2013 Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop May 22nd 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 Samsung Galaxy S4 reviews describe great performance in a cheap plastic wrapper May 17th 2013 Half of Canadians own at least three digital devices May 14th 2013 Fongo creates new brand friendly skins for its app May 7th 2013 Tablets dead in five years No way April 30th 2013 How to help Google Now read your mind April 29th 2013 Facebook Home offers hyper targeted access to mobile channel April 26th 2013 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May 22nd 2013 New hire Salim Teja wants to develop MaRS innovation tissue May 22nd 2013 To narrow your skills gap hire your interns and co ops and train them well May 16th 2013 Startup accelerator boosting disruptive technologies May 16th 2013 BlackBerry Messenger On iOS Android and social networking May 15th 2013 Managing Business Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Vicinity makes it easier for SMBs to reward customer loyalty May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 Contest model for contract work may benefit SMBs but disadvantage freelancers May 28th 2013 Socially conscious Ontario startups get new microloan fund May 28th

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/article/the-experts-agree-ban-facebook-home-in-your-byod-workplace (2013-06-02)
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  • Is out of data Java leaving your business vulnerable to attack? | IT Business
    keep them up to date without calling your it guy http www itworldcanada com Jeff Jedras Maybe I ll try that on my home PC I know I m tired of how often I seem to be prompted to update Java Seems like every time I reboot its bothering me about something gisabun Java is gone from my systems Re installed a few friends as well and left Java off I don t think Adobe stuff is as bad Seemed to have settled down of late What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Being compliant doesn t mean being secure study March 11th 2013 McAfee report outlines evolving threat landscape February 22nd 2013 Canada one of most popular countries to host malware phishing operations Websense February 13th 2013 Cyber security predictions for 2013 November 13th 2012 University of Waterloo wins top 10 spot at global coding contest May 17th 2012 Mozilla hosts Girls Learning Code camp over March break March 22nd 2012 New Russian malware doesn t need a file to infect you March 21st 2012 Canada Italy lead in mobile data loss March 19th 2012 BlackBerry How to stop a brick or nuke before it happens November 15th 2011 Users could stop nearly all infections by updating Microsoft report says October 13th 2011 Canadian biz failing in social media security October 5th 2011 PlayBook Android app almost here July 25th 2011 Recent Buytopia acquires six competitors May 31st 2013 Entrepreneur designs 3D printing business with low costs in mind May 31st 2013 All Hands on Tech Acer Aspire S7 May 31st 2013 Strum hopes to strike a chord with local businesses May 31st 2013 What makes a tweet retweet worthy May 31st 2013 Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 Salesforce com wants to socialize your Intranet with Company Communities May 30th 2013 TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Microsoft hopes for fresh Start with Windows 8 1 May 30th 2013 Canadian SMBs shy from government hiring incentives May 29th 2013 Leadership TWG navigates startup waters while throwing others a line May 30th 2013 Asteroid mining firm to crowdfund first space telescope on Kickstarter May 29th 2013 Young Ontario entrepreneurs to get a 1 million funding boost May 28th 2013 SMBs have growing need for high performance computing big data May 28th 2013 Businesses should embrace change or prepare to fail May 27th 2013 Young entrepreneurs learning real world skills with startup FoodStory May 24th 2013 Canadian Innovation Exchange opens Top 20 contest for 2013 May 24th 2013 The habits of highly intelligent communities May

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/news/is-out-of-data-java-leaving-your-business-vulnerable-to-attack/31337 (2013-06-02)
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  • Security | IT Business - Part 2
    new flagship security platform for businesses Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on February 1st 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw Android becomes malware magnet as popularity surges Android has reached the same volume of malware threats in less than three years that the PC took 14 years to see according to a report by Trend Micro The security vendor released Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 24th 2013 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Average SMB spends over 10 000 year on IT security report An international study of IT professionals on security issues by Russian security vendor Kaspersky Lab found that the average small business is spending just over 10 000 every year on IT security which works Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 21st 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw TekSavvy buys more time in copyright case vs Hollywood studio An independent Chatham Ont based Internet service provider has bought itself more time to inform subscribers they may be the target of lawsuits from a Hollywood movie studio A judge granted an adjournment in court Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 14th 2013 Brian Jackson brianjjackson 10 guaranteed ways to lose your critical business data in 2013 It s the season for New Year s resolutions and a good one for many small businesses would be to ensure their IT infrastructure and the critical business data within is safe and secure Security vendor Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on January 9th 2013 Jeff Jedras jeffjedrasitw Previous 1 2 3 4 5 133 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 SMB budgets on the up and up spent on end user devices and cloud May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Amazon brings latest tablet offering to Canada with Kindle Fire HD May 24th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Citrix SaaS offerings designed for SMBs without an IT shop May 22nd 2013 Amazon offers Canadians yet another free cloud storage service May 21st 2013 Live Webcast SAP Sapphire Now day 2 May 15th 2013 SAP targets sports entertainment vertical San Francisco 49ers a customer May 14th 2013

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/category/security/page/2 (2013-06-02)
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  • Security | IT Business - Part 3
    crystal balls to predict what the threat landscape will look like in 2013 While obviously flipping another page in a Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 13th 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson For Dummies series tackles Windows 8 Now that the launch hype around Windows 8 has settled down it s time to get down to the business of figuring out how to use Microsoft s latest operating system to your own business s Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 8th 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca 200 Android apps on Google Play could pose phishing risk Symantec About 200 Android apps hosted on Google Play are generating fake SMS messages that could pose a major security risk Symantec is warning As detailed in our source story from Computerworld thefake texts Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 7th 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca Anonymous claims PayPal hack on Guy Fawkes Day Update PayPal has responded to the alleged breach by saying an internal investigation finds no evidence to support Anoymous claim of stolen passwords Other reports on the Web now indicate a different payment Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 5th 2012 Brian Jackson brianjjackson Security the top Internet concern for Canadians CIRA study Security accessibility and cost are the biggest concerns Canadians have about the Internet according to a new study released by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority CIRA In a far reaching study including two Post to Twitter Post to Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google Published on November 1st 2012 Christine Wong itbusinessca Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 133 Next What topic would you like to see covered in the next issue Read the Computing Canada articles you made happen Democratizing Business Continuity Agility and efficiency through virtual switching Sponsored by Microsoft Browse Articles Related Recent News Leadership Managing Business IT Administration Mobility Related Online privacy attacks up by 42 SMBs targeted May 30th 2013 HootSuite beefs up security features for Twitter May 30th 2013 McAfee unveils new security suites for BYOD era May 29th 2013 Canada s privacy watchdog calls for sharper teeth in digital age May 23rd 2013 Home office and teleworkers have home security options May 7th 2013 Lower costs a goal of new Montreal Internet Exchange April 25th 2013 Cisco banking study shows Canadians want more personal service security April 23rd 2013 Symantec updates mobile suite for BYOD age April 16th 2013 Yes man approach to security works best study March 7th 2013 IBM reaffirms its commitment to Open Standards March 6th 2013 Mobile browsing service for the paranoid March 4th 2013 Law

    Original URL path: http://www.itbusiness.ca/category/security/page/3 (2013-06-02)
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