Articles By Howard Solomon

information security mind map

9 steps to creating a narrative for security alerts that will make your team pay attention

Alert fatigue is dangerous for infosec pros not only because it wears them out; it also numbs them into ignoring...

November 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Bank vault

Dyreza banking malware now supports Windows 10, Edge browser

In the punch-counterpunch world of security it should be taken for granted that cyber thieves will try to find a...

November 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon
cyber security

Use data to tighten your IT security posture, says expert

CISOs might feel overwhelmed, facing cyber threats from every direction and tight budgets. But a recent paper from a Microsoft...

November 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Red Privacy Button Keyboard

Email addresses of BC bureaucrats are private, official rules in metadata case

Access to government information and privacy are rights that often clash, with federal, provincial and municipal governments refusing to release...

November 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Graphic of Internet of Things in a cloud

Lots of vulnerabilities in IoT device Web interfaces: Study

CISOs have lots on their plates but the expansion of the so-called Internet of Things will only add to their...

November 25th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Dell featured 2

Dell admits digital certificate mistake on PCs, provides fix

For years Dell Inc. has been a source of desktops and laptops for organizations who like the company's pricing and...

November 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Graphic illustrating data protection

Inside next-gen endpoint detection solutions

There are seemingly an uncountable number of ways cyber attackers can wedge their way onto enterprise networks, but one of...

November 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon
Web vulnerabilities to be stomped out

Some infosec pros need to kick themselves, panel told

Canadian infosec pros aren't doing their jobs if they spend more time on buying technology than implementing simple but effective...

November 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Why awareness training is more important than ever

When spear-phishing and ransomware get into the mainstream media perhaps people across the country will take awareness training more seriously....

November 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon
security and privacy issues

Good news, bad news looking back at IT security in 2015

The year about to end has been ugly for many infosec pros, with embarrassing breaches and record amounts of personal...

November 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon