Articles By Howard Solomon

DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Canadian service provider Peer 1 adds web app DDoS protection

Service provider Cogeco Peer 1 has expanded its distributed denial of service (DDoS) products with the addition of web application protection....

August 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Magnifying glass on keyboard

How to track down the infrastructure supporting malware distribution

A good CISO always looks for ways to increase the skills of staff – in fact, it’s a necessity given...

August 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Attacks on network management tool maker, Chrome extension developers revealed

While direct attacks on enterprise networks through phishing and SQL injection are common, threat actors are also looking for weaknesses...

August 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Attack combining Office exploits shows need to improve patching speed

Exploits of holes in Microsoft Office have been around for years, but Cisco Systems' Talos threat intelligence service has sighted...

August 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Artificial Intelligence Neural Network

Researchers seek fool-proof Android malware detection with AI

With its open architecture Android has always been seen by threat actors as boon for creating and distributing malware. One...

August 14th, 2017 Howard Solomon
graphic of data lock

How CISOs can make execs more security-aware

Most CISOs know by now that cyber attacks on the executive suite are increasing.  Just this week a prankster duped...

August 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Password Prompt

Corporate password practices still lacking, says Dashlane

Passwords are still the way most organizations allow consumers to access their sites but few firms have secure password policies....

August 10th, 2017 Howard Solomon
smart city and wireless communication network, internet of things

Why CISOs should merge IT, OT and IoT networks for effective defence

As CISOs try to grapple with their finding the best way to hone their architectures they should forget the IT...

August 9th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Ottawa about to join cyber threat exchange

The private sector is about to get access to some of the federal government’s cyber expertise, including discoveries of its...

August 8th, 2017 Howard Solomon
Data breach notification in Canada

Why the HBO breach was no surprise to a Forrester analyst

When word got out early this week about the theft of 1.5 TB of data and Game of Thrones episodes...

August 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon