CyberSecurity: Staying Safe this Black Friday – at Home and at the Office

CyberSecurity: Staying Safe this Black Friday – at Home and at the Office

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday almost upon us, arguably the biggest shopping days of the year, users are getting swarmed with ads, emails, and great deals that can be hard to resist. Sadly, cybercriminals use this to their advantage, making it incredibly hard for you to know […]

Most Canadian Organizations Admit Cloud Security Failures

Most Canadian Organizations Admit Cloud Security Failures

Cloud technology is revolutionizing businesses the world over, extending the capabilities of employees to work and collaborate anytime, anywhere on any device. However, what we are seeing right now is that many uses of the Cloud are disorganized, with most Cloud purchasing being organized at the business unit […]

A Transformational Year With Absolute Profits Up 40%

A Transformational Year With Absolute Profits Up 40%

The past two years have been transformational for Absolute. The last year, in particular, has seen Absolute jump to one of the top 100 most profitable companies in BC with profits up over 40% over last year. Our CEO Geoff Haydon spoke with Business in Vancouver about the transformation […]

What China’s New Cybersecurity Law Means for You

What China’s New Cybersecurity Law Means for You

The Chinese government has just passed a cybersecurity law that has broad implications for international businesses. The move comes with great criticism, with some calling the law “draconian” and “abusive” while others note the law is “vague” enough to spark worries of “censorship and espionage.” The legislation was […]

New Device Usage Reports and Security Dashboards

New Device Usage Reports and Security Dashboards

Absolute Data & Device Security (DDS) November 2016 release introduces exciting new capabilities to monitor device usage, maximize device utilization, and gain a deeper level of visibility across your entire device population. As part of the new release, we’ve also launched a new Security Dashboard to give you […]

Absolute Working to Improve Data Security in Colombia

Absolute Working to Improve Data Security in Colombia

Data security is a priority for organizations and government agencies the world over. Absolute’s Chief Product Office Christopher Bolin and our Sales Director Jorge Hurtado recently flew out to Colombia to take part in Andicom 2016. While there, they sat down with Finance Colombia’s Executive Editor Loren Moss […]

Is Your Data Breach Response Plan Effective?

Is Your Data Breach Response Plan Effective?

We’ve posted many times about the importance of having a data breach response plan in place. Indeed, the FTC just released its own guidance on data breach response. A new study, however, demonstrates that “having a response plan is simply not the same as being prepared,” particularly if […]

New Approaches Needed to Address Cloud Security

New Approaches Needed to Address Cloud Security

The shift to the cloud has significantly increased the risks to data security, although the cloud itself is not necessarily to blame. As has been demonstrated, many cloud purchases are made outside the control or oversight of IT, creating a dangerous Shadow IT environment that, when left unmanaged, […]