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Proposed Bill May Redefine Workplace Transparency for Mobile Phones

on January 28, 2015 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Security Mobile Devices Work Smarter Workplace Smartphones
An MP wants warning labels for mobile phones Well, here’s something you might have missed! On January 19, Conservative MP Terence Young (of Oakville, Ontario) announced a bill (Private Member’s Bill C-648, to be precise) that will require big,  hard-to-miss warnings about the potential dangers of mobile phones (and wireless devices) to be displayed on the packaging and displays of cell phones and wireless routers.
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Another Kind of Mobile Security: 3 Steps to Reduce Distracted Driving

on December 24, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Events Security Mobile Devices Statistics
It’s the holidays, and it’s time for some fun! I’m headed to two family dinners in two different remote towns (can’t wait for the turkey and meat pies), and I’m not going to be the only one going away for the holidays. Many of us will be on the road. Which is why we need to have a word on safe driving!
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Cimpl is Safe from the Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability!

on December 19, 2014 3:30 PM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Security News Solution
Another massive internet vulnerability!
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Cimpl is Safe From the Poodlebleed Bug

on December 4, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Security Customers Software
The Poodle or Poodlebleed bug made international news recently. Before we get into the details, it is important for us to inform you that:
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4 Benefits of the Employee Digital Trail

What is the Employee Digital Trail? On Wednesday, we highlighted both the importance and tenets of IT asset cost transparency. We also noted that asset cost transparency is only the very first part of a broader vision of the business technology future that’s arriving in the near future. Today, we focus on the second part of this grand vision: The rise of the Employee Digital Trail, and the need and benefits of tracking it.
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Changing Demographics Mean New Challenges in Technology Management

How do we categorize generations? There are many ways to organize information about the population. One way is by birth year. Using this method, Statistics Canada divides citizens into 7 (current) groups:
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CRTC: Canadian Telecommunications Industry Shows Huge Growth in 2014

on October 15, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Mobile Devices Business Automation Data Telecom industry Internet
A Changing Telecommunications Industry The telecommunications industry has seen major changes in recent years, many of which have had huge impacts on the economy and have caused major demographic and technological shifts at large. Of course, huge country-wide transformations will invite government study!
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Dear Customers: Cimpl is not vulnerable to the shellshock bug

on September 25, 2014 5:00 PM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Security Tips Customers
The Shellshock Bug is in ALL the news today... There is a lot of news about the so-called Shellshock bug that’s hitting the media today. BBC News, CTV News, and CBC News, among many others have been alerting its readers about this latest vulnerability. However, before we get to that, let me emphatically state something:
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Implementing BYOD? Wait! The courts have something to say!

on August 19, 2014 3:00 PM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Tips Best Practices
A Californian court has ruled that companies must reimburse employees for work-related use of personal devices even if the employee isn’t the one actually footing the bill… Very recently, the California Court of Appeal made a very unambiguous ruling. I quote:
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There Are Some Pretty Serious Security and Cost Issues with BYOD

on August 13, 2014 7:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Resources Best Practices
Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) is becoming more popular than ever. This in turn has created serious device management challenges for many organizations. In the spirit of community, Cimpl has created “A Practical Guide to BYOD”, a comprehensive but easy-to-read manual to help IT managers make the most informed and optimal BYOD policies for their companies!
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Further Concerns about BYOD and Mobile Security

on July 30, 2014 8:00 AM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | BYOD Security Mobile Devices Data
The BYOD & Security Report: More indications of BYOD risks The second annual BYOD & Security Report is out, and unsurprisingly, some serious security concerns are at the forefront of the findings. Readers of this blog know about a good number of the security issues revolving around Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD). This survey adds more detail to those issues.
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Dear Customers: Cimpl not Vulnerable to the Heartbleed Bug

on April 11, 2014 5:18 PM By | Henry Cheang | 0 Comments | Company Culture Security Passwords
Much ado about a VERY big problem! The Heartbleed bug made international news this week, and with good reason. But, before we get to the whys and wherefores, it’s important for us to inform you that:
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