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2014-09-16 08:35:19

New McAfee study reveals consumers' thoughts on future technology and trends MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - McAfee Canada, part of Intel Security, today released findings from its first Safeguarding the Future of Digital Canada in 2025 study, which examines the thoughts and attitudes of more than 500 Canadian consumers concerning technology trends. The study looks at how technology relates to people's homes, workplace, cars, mobile devices and online security. Canadian consumers believe...

2014-09-16 08:27:54

Trend Micro Security 2015 supports multiple devices across all platforms to improve consumer security and privacy DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global developer of security software, has released the most comprehensive security solution available that offers protection from cyber threats for PC, Mac, Android and now iOS platforms. Trend Micro(TM) Security 2015 is an all-in-one consumer solution that helps resolve both security and...

2014-09-15 12:31:11

Companies still need to get their data security houses in order MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an era when cyber security threats are more common than ever, organizations continue to struggle to manage data securely, prepare for potential crisis scenarios, and defend against hacking and other cyber threats, according to findings from the 2014 IT Security and Privacy Survey (www.protiviti.com/ITsecuritysurvey) conducted by global consulting firm Protiviti...

2014-09-15 08:34:57

Using mobile and video to deliver easy-to-understand privacy notices saves banks millions while giving customers the transparency they are demanding YORK, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PrivacyCheq (www.PrivacyCheq.com) announces the immediate availability of its cloud-based privacy notice service. The service provides consumers with dramatically improved understanding of their privacy as they access their electronic banking, credit union, brokerage, and insurance...

2014-09-11 23:07:04

Elfiq Networks, manufacturer of the most innovative Link Balancer solutions on the market today, is proud to be returning to Interop New-York, on October 1-2 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Elfiq Networks, manufacturer of the most innovative Link Balancer solutions on the market today, is proud to be returning to Interop New-York, on October 1-2 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. "Interop is always a great show to present our...

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2014-09-11 04:45:25

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Details of five million Gmail accounts - including passwords, usernames and email addresses - have been leaked by a Russian website notorious for such activity. However, there is uncertainty surrounding the story, as the hacking of Google itself has not caused the breach, and the passwords may be years old. Indeed, Lifehacker reports that, “some folks over on Reddit discovered that these may not, in fact, be Gmail passwords, as...

2014-09-10 16:29:13

Apple iPhone/mobile payments era poses threats and opportunities for consumers, especially those financially at risk WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading consumer organizations told the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today to issue rules so consumers can use mobile financial services without placing their privacy at risk or exposing themselves to new forms of predatory lending and other unfair practices. The groups--U.S. PIRG and the Center for...

2014-09-10 08:36:54

Industry Whitepaper Provides Guidance on "Cookie Sweep" Audits with Overview of EU Cookie Directive and Best Practice Solutions SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Businesses now have a resource to help them prepare for EU's "Cookie Sweep" audits, which are taking place September 15-19 of this year. TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company and law firm Fieldfisher today announced the publication of a joint whitepaper, "EU Cookie Audits: Are You Ready?"...

2014-09-10 04:22:14

New AVG Short Data Privacy Notice for AVG's online security, privacy and performance apps makes it clear what information is collected and why AMSTERDAM and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG® Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company for 182 million active users, today announced that it has now rolled out its AVG Short Data Privacy Notice on its most popular mobile apps. Quick and easy to read like a nutritional label, the new short privacy notice provides an...

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2014-09-10 04:23:23

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online People using public WiFi hotspots provided by Comcast are seeing ads promoting the company’s own Xfinity services. The practice comes with security concerns as it uses JavaScript, however the service provider claims the notifications are a “courtesy” to let users know they are connected to Comcast. Comcast spokesman Charlie Douglas told Ars Technica that the program began “months ago,” and serves two purposes. One is to make...


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2012-07-01 22:51:38

Email encryption refers to encryption and authentication of email messages, which is typically done to protect content from being read by unintended recipients. Email technology is readily available but has yet to achieve widespread usage, most likely due to social factors, such as people seeing the use of encryption as paranoid, and as marking a message urgent whether it is or not. A recent survey (from January 2012) found that only 35 percent of companies have implemented email...

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