Articles By Howard Solomon

Identity has to be the focus of IT security, says vendor

As strategic solutions director for identity and access management at security vendor Optiv, Ian Cumming knows a lot about IAM...

September 20th, 2017 Howard Solomon

HPE links behavior analytics product to network access management

In February HP Enterprise bought a startup called Niara, a behavioral security analytics firm whose software looks for evidence of...

September 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Equifax CIO, CSO retire after breach disclosed

Senior officials at many organizations are able to escape the fallout from data breaches, at least publicly. However, when the...

September 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Data Breach Graphic

Proposed federal data breach reporting regs good for business: Lawyer

Organizations following the federal privacy law would have to keep a record of every breach of security safeguards for no...

September 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Ten tips for more secure sofware

Encryption-breaking quantum computers getting closer, warns Canadian expert

With research accelerating around the world on next-generation quantum supercomputers, the odds of someone creating a new machine able to...

September 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Book review: Cybersecurity in Canada

CISOs and other corporate officials with cyber security-related responsibilities now have a Canadian text to refer to to help answer...

September 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Equifax breach could cost hundreds of millions of dollars, says Forrester analyst

The Equifax data breach could cost the international credit rating company hundreds of millions of dollars in direct damages, says...

September 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Shadowy hacker - CIRA DNS

CIRA tailors DNS filtering solution to Canadian education sector

Information security directors at Canadian school boards, colleges and universities looking to improve the cyber security posture of their facilities...

August 28th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Mobile Security

Warning: Protect your mobile phone numbers from being hijacked

Ever since they appeared a decade ago smart phones have been a thorn in the side of CISOs, offering attackers...

August 25th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Samsung Group head sentenced to five years in bribery trial

Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee has been convicted of bribing former South Korean President Park Geun-hye and sentenced to five...

August 25th, 2017 Howard Solomon