Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Lyne Bourque

Mac OS X Security for Administrators: Lockdown

In 1984, I was introduced to my first home computer: a Macintosh. It was straightforward, easy to use and fit neatly on my desk. I...

Honing Computer Forensics Skills with Process Explorer

So how do you actually go about removing malware? The reality is that most detection software, even after all this time, is still in the...

Five Essential Computer Forensics Tools

By the Numbers I recently had a look at the most recent CSI security survey. While a lot of things have changed over the past year, one thing...

IT Belt Tightening? Don’t Let Security Suffer

So as the year trudges forward and the ominous threat of recession looms, thoughts of implementing and enhancing security seem moot. As often happens, security...

CSI Survey 2007: Lay of the Land

Well, after waiting and waiting for it, the CSI Survey for 2007 was finally released. And after 12 years, it still fills an important role in determining...

‘Storm’ Worm on the Attack

A few weeks ago, a new variant of the Storm Worm (Small.DAM) appeared. Like most worms, this one starts off by propagating via email. In this case, rather...

Restoring Online Privacy

Privacy, it seems, is something that has been sacrificed in favor of thwarting criminals and stamping out injustice. While it's important to keep vigilant, we shouldn't be...

Summer’s Over, Now the Real Fun Begins

With the start of a new school year and the Q4 crunch that befalls businesses, it is sometimes a good idea to return to basics. We get...

Vulnerability Disclosure Cuts Both Ways

This month in Canadian politics, we've been inundated with debates and arguments about what is right or wrong for our country. Within the security industry there remains...

2005: The Year in Enterprise Security

So, here we are at the start of a new year. And what has this past year brought us? A few things have changed compared to last...

The IT Security Hiring Labyrinth

The IT industry is booming again and hiring is taking place at a brisk pace in many companies. The biggest area of hiring is, not surprisingly, in...

3rd Annual Open Source Symposium Highlights

"Open source is not just a product but an idea." – Chris Jankal, Professor, Seneca College It was the appropriate kickoff to the 3rd Annual Open...

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