Archive for December, 2014


Getting Executives Excited About Secure Messaging

Getting senior executive buy-in and budget support for security initiatives is not always easy. As we talked about in this recent post, communication between security executives and senior leadership can be irregular. However, secure messaging can be an initiative that

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Military Healthcare Study Shows Value of Secure Messaging

While the recent review of the US Military Healthcare System (MHS) found disappointing results overall, the value of secure messaging was one of the bright spots. One of the consultants who performed the review said, “Overall, MHS performance mirrors what

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Public Wi-Fi Security Tips

In a somewhat ironic bit of timing, just days after New York City Mayor de Blasio announced the city will install 10,000 free public Wi-Fi kiosks, the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications (DOITT) warned the public about the dangers of public Wi-Fi  The November issue of the

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2014: A Challenging Year for Cyber Security

2014 was undoubtedly a challenging one for cyber security. Looking back 12 months, its interesting to see that there was actually a lot of optimism regarding security efforts heading into the year. In last year’s Global State of Information Security

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Canadian security vendor Cirius launches London office Secure messaging vendor aims to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with UK partners with new Canary Wharf digs By Jack Gilbert 09 Dec 2014 Canada-based security firm Cirius has launched in the UK with a new London office, as it

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Cirius Messaging Inc. Launches European Operations with New Office in London Cirius Messaging Inc. announced the opening of its first European office at One Canada Square in London’s Canary Wharf, which will drive the expansion of the company’s strategic partners and channel community across the UK and Europe. Vancouver, BC

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Cirius is Serious About O365 The expanding Office 365 blue ocean is creating new opportunities for ISVs and OEMs almost on a daily basis. An established Vancouver, B.C.-based ISV, Cirius, was founded in 2006 and has been active in the Office 365 community for

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cloud computing

How the Cloud is Really Changing Security

Brandon Butler recently wrote an article published on entitled ‘How the cloud is changing security.” Butler discusses an emerging solution category called Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), which offer provide additional security for cloud-based applications. Typically offered as a lightweight service, CASBs sit between users and the cloud

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Information Security Today: Top 3 Enterprise Software and Security Trends for 2015

It’s the time for prognostications for 2015.

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data protection

Quick Wins in Data Loss Prevention

Tech Radar conducted an excellent interview with Steve Smith of security consultancy, Pentura, on the subject of how businesses can better protect their data by using data loss prevention (DLP) strategies. Although security breaches continue to make headlines seemingly everyday,

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