Stories by CIO Canada staff

Top cybercrook targets for 2008

A recent Internet Security Outlook Report issued by CA warns that social networks and Web 2.0 are among the top potential targets for online attacks in 2008. The study, based on data compiled by CA's Global Security Advisor researchers, features Internet security predictions for 2008 and also reports on trends from 2007.

Malware economy on the rise

Based on a steady flow of reports on a vast variety of data security threats during the first half of 2007, security firm F-Secure Lab says the bad guys are winning. According to the company, the perpetrators of orchestrated security attacks are gaining an ever firmer foothold in their effort to build a stronger, sustainable commercial economy based on carefully crafted exploits targeting consumers, companies and public sector organizations.

The DNA of Computing

A joint research project between Bell Labs and the University of Oxford may lead to computers 1,000 times more powerful than today's machines.


Companies should consolidate their support services in a centralized shared services organization and measure its performance against that achieved by external vendors, according to a new Touche & Deloitte LLP study.