Cable & Telecom

Firms see wireless devices as a security threat, poll shows

TORONTO – Outfitting employees with wireless devices and other technology toys is great for mobility and productivity but a nightmare for security, a new poll seems to show. Nearly half (49%) of senior leaders in mid-sized and large Canadian businesses said they’ve banned personal laptops and USB keys from entering the workplace, and 30% have outlawed MP3 players, such as iPods. With devices holding up to 60GB of information or more, it’s too easy for employees to download company data and walk away with thousands of files in their pockets, says Ipsos Reid, which conducted the survey on behalf of...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.