Articles By Howard Solomon

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Cisco calls for real-time information sharing within the security sector

Cisco Systems has added its voice to the increasing calls for the infosec industry to work more closely to give...

July 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Most Android devices can easily be hacked with MMS file: Vendor

Allowing staff to use their own devices is a challenge for CISOs as some operating systems aren't as locked down...

July 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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SentinelOne extends its endpoint protection platform, adds remediation

CISOs have known for years that stopping the barbarians at the gate -- the endpoint -- isn’t enough to defeat...

July 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Ottawa increases spending to protect critical infrastructure from cyber attacks

Ottawa is pumping $142.6 million more into cyber security, with some of it helping the private sector get threat intelligence from...

July 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry adds crisis communications solution to its portfolio

BlackBerry is extending its security portfolio with the acquisition of a provider of crisis communications solutions for response teams. The...

July 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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RSA boosts lifecyle, governance suites

Managing user identities and corporate applications to meet regulatory needs is an obligation an increasing number of organizations have to...

July 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Emergency fix from Microsoft patches font vulnerability

CISOs should be pushing staff who oversee patch management to install an out-of band Microsoft fix for a critical Windows...

July 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Popular Canadian-owned dating sites including Ashley Madison hacked

The Toronto company behind the Ashley Madison and sevearl other dating Web sites is scrambling today to find out how...

July 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Warning: Voicemail part of malware attack

Voice calls aren't usually thought of as a vehicle for malware attacks, but researchers at security vendor Palo Alto Networks...

July 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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CISOs have to change their approach to cybersecurity, say experts

CISOs can’t be blamed for feeling under siege: Every day there are news reports of another data breach around the...

July 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon