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Charles Herring: Intrusion Detection for Things

February 2nd, 2015

Intrusion Detection for Things The concept of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) was introduced in 1987 by Dr. Dorothy Denning in a paper titled “An Intrusion-Detection Model.” The paper describes systems that “aim to detect a wide range of security violations ranging from attempted break-ins by outsiders to system penetrations and abuses by insiders.” From the […]

Charles Herring - Consulting Security Architect, Lancope

Charles started his career in InfoSec in 2002 as a network security analyst and network security officer within the US Navy. He has labored as a network security product tester for InfoWorld Magazine, led a technology consulting firm and currently serves as Consulting Security Architect for Lancope. Charles spends most of his time consulting with […]

Alan Swain: M2M Security Round Table

January 23rd, 2015

M2M Security Round Table At our Wavefront M2M Waveguide Events over the last two years that have toured Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver, one question surfaced in every city – yep “What about security when we start connecting everything to the enterprise?”… To which our industry partners represented from Deutsche Telekom‘s M2M Competence Center, […]

Alan Swain - VP of Technology and Operations, Wavefront

As VP of Technology & Operations at Wavefront, Alan is charged with ensuring that he and his team provides all of its partners and audiences with current and relevant technical expertise on the wireless sector in Canada and around the globe. He brings over 25 years of intensive technical experience, to this role, having worked […]

Marc Saltzman: Cloud Storage or Hard Drive: Which One is Best?

January 22nd, 2015

Cloud Storage or Hard Drive: Which One is Best? We look at the pros and cons of each, plus safety tips to cloud storage You can try to resist, but chances are your life is becoming increasingly digital. This includes your communication (such as email, texts and instant messages), documents (word processing files, spreadsheets and […]

Marc Saltzman - Freelance Journalist and Broadcaster, Technology Expert

Marc Saltzman is one of North America’s most recognizable and trusted tech experts, specializing in consumer electronics, business technology, interactive entertainment and Internet trends. Marc has authored 15 books since 1996 and currently contributes to more than 40 high-profile publications in North America, including USA Today, MSN, Yahoo, Costco Connection, Toronto Star, Postmedia, Telus Talks […]

Youth Series: Modern Day Experts: The Plugged in Generation

August 20th, 2014

Modern Day Experts: The Plugged in Generation It is not new information that teens seem to be the most fluent in the language of social media and technology. From scrolling down Instagram to snapchatting pictures of your coffee and croissant, the glow of a smartphone is often reflecting off of a teenager’s face. One thing […]

Erinne Paisley - Student, Reynolds Secondary School

Erinne Paisley is currently a grade 11 student at Reynolds Secondary in Victoria B.C., where she is involved in Leadership, Vital Youth, Principal’s Advisory, Open for Change, Reynolds Eco-action, Outdoors Club, and the school’s Peer Mentor program. Erinne is also the founder of actionNow, a student-led group whose mandate is to focus on creating positive […]

Using Endpoint Data as an Investigative Tool

January 27th, 2014

by Geoff Glave, Senior Product Manager at Absolute Software The majority of organizations have procedures in place to keep data secure in the event a mobile device is lost or stolen or if an employee is suspected of suspicious behavior.  However, these processes often overlook the investigative potential of existing data that is already available […]

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