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Privacy commissioner calls on compliance

Jennifer Stoddart says businesses see value in compliance, but complaints under the Act are up by more than 100 per cent. An independent watchdog points out areas of confusion

BitDefender expands in Canada

A Romanian-based security company wants to expand its toehold in Canada.

Dining out with Symantec

Substance was hard to find at the partner conference. It turned out reassurance was all the VARs needed

Symantec soothes partners over its new plan

VARs were uneasy about how the company will merge programs from newly-acquired Veritas, but execs promised their businesses will not be disrupted

Suite deal for system builders

System builders who use Intel motherboards will now be able to offer the latest version of Norton’s Internet Security suite to tempt buyers

McAfee improves hosted e-mail service

McAfee said it has improved the managed e-mail security service resold by its value-added reseller network.

Phishing expedition warning

Targeted e-mail campaigns are hitting individuals in financial institutions and governments, cautions IBM

More tools for McAfee VARs

McAfee Inc. is increasing its efforts to move from relying on sales of anti-virus software to pushing its security appliances and content management applications with a

Retail sector open for security VARs

According to research, about 20 per cent of retailers still use disk and file encryption software

Zotob worm wreaks havoc

Microsoft Corp. is disputing conflicting reports about the network worm that affected computers running Windows 2000 last month.

Protecting the customer

Organizations are turning to outsourcers or service providers to help them comply with privacy legislationrn

Extending our sixth sense

Symantec's CEO comes to Canada to raise awareness of phishing and other attacksrn

Symantec CEO warns of day-zero attacks

Less than two days after the release of an Auditor General report criticizing federal IT security, the CEO of Symantec Corp. warned that the threat is getting worse.rn

Playing with firewalls

Keeping intruders behind the network gates has become the No. 1 priority of information security teams. Firewalls, either hardware, software or a combination of the two, are tools that offer a first line of defence against unwelcome knocks at the network doorrn

VAR eyes new hard drive protection market

A Canadian reseller sees sales opportunities opening up with the release by Centurion Technologies of a new hard drive protection solution.

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