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Canadians becoming more lax about security updates: Ekos

telecom | 05/18/2017 4:43 pm EDT

Fewer Canadians kept their security software up-to-date in 2016 compared to five years ago, according to a recent report by Ekos Research Associates Inc., while a little over half of small-and-medium businesses said their business software security is updated on time. About 66 per cent of Canadians surveyed by Ekos reported having kept software on their devices up-to-date, compared to 86 per cent in 2011, the March report, commissioned by Public Safety Canada, said. In addition, about 64 per cent of small- and medium- Canadian businesses (fewer than 250 employees) keep security software up...