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Ashley Madison attack aided by credentials theft: Report

Poor administrator identity and access management controls were at the heart of last year’s huge data breach at Avid Life...

August 24th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Ashley Madison parent company criticized by privacy commissioners over huge breach

Avid Life Media, the Toronto-based parent company of the controversial Ashley Madison dating site that was badly breached a year...

August 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Score public data breach reports to restore trust, says security vendor

Some infosec pros think one of the reasons a number of organizations aren't putting enough resources into cyber security is...

August 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Recovering The Business From A Destructive Cyber Attack

Recovering The Business From A Destructive Cyber Attack

The financial impacts of not being able to recover from a cyber attack can be devastating and in some cases...

August 15th, 2016 IT World Canada Team


Demystifying Digital Identity: A Matter of Trust

The skyrocketing rise in cybercrime indicates that there is much work to be done to secure the digital identity of...

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Average cost of a data breach up 12.5 per cent among Canadian firms studied: Report

Canadian CISOs who want more hard data to convince the C-suite and boards to devote more resources to cybersecurity have...

June 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Vancouver gold producer victim of hack, say reports

Vancouver's Goldcorp Inc., one of the world's biggest gold producers, has acknowledged suffering a data breach, according to a news...

April 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Panama Papers: Canadian law firms a ‘sweet spot’ for attack, says intelligence expert

Canadian lawyers are among those in the global legal community who may be looking closer at their information security procedures...

April 6th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Basic security practices and user education imperative to blunt breaches: IBM

Cybercrime continues to increase every year, with seemingly no words adequate to describe it. IBM found one to describe 2015:...

February 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon