Adobe hack might be worse than thought: Report

More on Russia, the U.S. election hacking and who to believe

Last week's release of a declassified U.S. intelligence community report assessing Russia's  alleged activities during the last American election was...

January 9th, 2017 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

The Russians are coming: What you should do about it

As I wrote yesterday, the joint analysis report from the U.S. department of Homeland Security and FBI on the alleged...

January 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon

First prediction for 2017: Trump won’t reverse soon on alleged Russian cyber attack

The year is only three days old and already I can safely make my first prediction for 2017: Donald Trump...

January 3rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Trump should push use of strong authentication across U.S. federal systems: Report

President-elect Donald Trump's new administration should toughen identity management across all U.S. federal systems by forcing the use of strong...

December 5th, 2016 Howard Solomon

U.S. Congressional report blames management for huge federal breach

The problem with taking a vacation is that interesting things always happen when you’re away. So I’m playing catch-up on...

September 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry scores multi-million dollar security contract with U.S. Government

BlackBerry this week announced it will be working with the U.S. government to both enhance the federal emergency mass notification...

July 21st, 2016 Ryan Patrick

Gavel in court

U.S. law can’t force American service providers to turn over foreign data: Court

Organizations  worried about the ability of American law enforcement agencies to get at electronic data in foreign data centres have...

July 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Tony Summerlin of the Federal Communications Commission

Advice to CIOs: Be fast, decisive and carry cable cutters

Patience is not one of Tony Summerlin's strong suits. Nor, he suggests, should it be in the toolkit of a...

June 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Ottawa should create cyber threat advisory committee, says security lawyer

The federal government should follow Washington's lead and create an advisory committee of experts on national cybersecurity -- announced yesterday...

April 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon