Entries by Larry Keating from 01/2013

Is Your Business in Denial About Tech Security?

| Posted 01.04.2013 | Canada Business

We surveyed 1,045 business people across Canada in virtually every industry segment. Some 87 per cent said they trust employees to adhere to their IT security rules and practices. In the same survey one in six employees admitted they do not adhere to IT security policies. So why is there such a disconnect between what employees and business owners say is going on and what is really going on, even in the face of losses?

A Concrete Way to Protect Your Kids Online

| Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Business

I have heard over the years some noble attempts to monitor and manage these threats, from having computers only in the family room to removing the web browser completely, but there is a better way.

Happy Data Privacy Day

| Posted 01.28.2013 | Business

While the Internet and technology has become an extraordinary medium for commercial -- and personal publication, and we embrace it with abandon at times to satisfy our varying degrees of narcissism -- we really don't like it when we lose control of what we think is ours and ours alone.