Articles By Howard Solomon

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Another SSL vulnerability discovered

The Heartbleed vulnerability revealed that there can be problems in the OpenSSL/TLS encryption the world takes for granted in securing...

March 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Rogers loses some business customer info in breach

A Rogers Communications staffer has apparently become the latest Canadian employee to fall victim to a phishing scam which resulted...

March 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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New fingerprint reader ignores sweat, reads through metals

Fingerprint readers are among the biometric systems that security pros believe will be increasingly deployed in the enterprises. But like...

March 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

CISOs increasingly turning to biometrics to improve security

With many people using insecure passwords and falling victim to phishing attacks, a number of vendors and organizations are turning...

March 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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A warning on the rise of mobile threats

There's a wave of malware headed towards organizations that cybersecurity pros may not be ready for. We're talking about mobile-based...

March 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Updates for Tor, Firefox browsers

If you're really serious about not being followed on the Internet your choice is the Tor browser, which leverages a...

February 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Why CSOs should plan for the future

It is the nature of many security pros to look to the past to prepare the organizations IT defences. After...

February 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Why people ignore security warnings

Employee IT security awareness training is one of the most effective weapons CSOs can have in their armoury. But old...

February 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon
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IT security weak because enterprises aren’t learning: HP

Philospher Geroge Santaya once said those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. IT security researchers say...

February 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon
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Calgary digital currency exchange forced to close over possible password breach

Digital currencies hold appeal to some enterprises, but the security of exchanges is a weak point. The latest to fall...

February 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon