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Hackers carry out threat to release Ashley Madison customer info

A number of security researchers are confident that the latest dump of personal information allegedly of customers using dating sites...

August 19th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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We need a new breed of CEOs

By Dr. Mansur Hasib, CISSP, PMP, CPHIMS I just heard another story today of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)...

July 21st, 2015 IT World Canada

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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

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Four Canadian firms hit by criminal group, says Symantec

A criminal group has been systematically targeting large corporations -- including four Canadian organizations -- over the past three years...

July 14th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Eight things CISOs should do if their enterprise is hacked

There's nothing that will make a CISO's blood run cold more than being told by staff the organization has been...

July 6th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Three per cent of firms studied were victims of data theft: Report

It's become repetitive, but infosec experts continue insist CISOs assume their networks have been compromised and plan their strategies accordingly....

July 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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SC Congress: Security leaders give sage advice for your company

I attended the SC Congress last week at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The halls were packed with IT professionals...

June 16th, 2015 Hibah Ahmed


Questions CSOs here have to face in the wake of U.S. breach

One of the problems chief executives face is the never-ending demands on the company's resources -- sales and marketing warns...

June 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Cost of an average Canadian data breach is $5.3 million: Study

CSOs who need a weapon to convince management to up the IT security budget can throw this at them: The...

June 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon