Allstream has joined Arbor Networks Cloud Signaling Coalition (CSC) to help prevent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The CSC consists of service providers, data center operators and enterprises determined to keep their network infrastructure running 24X7 and speed time-to-mitigation for DDoS attacks. Allstream’s participation in the CSC will give customers more tools and proactive [...]
The Federal government said it plans to strengthen Canada’s efforts to achieve a secure, stable, and resilient digital infrastructure. Minister of Public Safety, Vic Toews said: “Canadians and Canadian businesses want to know that the private information they entrust to government will stay private. Today’s announcement further secures government systems that deliver services to all [...]
TELUS has entered the cloud hosting arena with its new AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud service. AgilIT Virtual Private Cloud is a general-purpose IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) which allows Canadian businesses the flexibility to adjust their computing resources on demand, without the expense of buying more hardware or hiring additional IT staff. Tony Krueck, vice-president of Business Products [...]
Secunia, a European firm specializing in IT security, announced today the release of the Secunia Personal Software Inspector (PSI) 2.0. PSI, which is free for home use, is a user friendly security tool which helps homeowners identify and resolve security problems on their Windows PC.
Digital Home has written about this great program in the past and recommends it to all of our readers. PSI does not replace the need for an anti-virus program or firewall on your Windows computer rather its recommended because it adds an extra layer of protection.
BitDefender, makers of security software for Windows computers, today announced the release of anti-virus software for Mac OS X users.
Similar to its Window’s products, BitDefender Antivirus for Mac has been developed to secure Mac computer systems from viruses and other malware threats.
Microsoft has released the first version of its free Microsoft Security Essentials security software for computers running on the Windows operating system.