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We need a new breed of CEOs

I just heard another story today of a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) who was fired for pointing out to...

July 3rd, 2015 IT World Canada

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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

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RawPOS malware checking in at a hotel near you

As the convention season hits its stride and tens of thousands of technology and business professionals are poised to fly...

April 30th, 2015 Nestor E. Arellano


Ontario Education department suffers loss of email addresses

An Ontario government department has learned the hard way about the need to secure a Web site. The Education ministry...

March 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canadian security pros lag in cyber threat awareness, says Trustwave

Within the past two years a Canadian organization quietly had to pay millions of dollars in fines to credit card...

March 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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How Canadian CIOs are leading change in a digital business environment

As we adjust to the digital business opportunities that are rapidly becoming the expectation and reality for business stakeholders and...

March 9th, 2015 Gartner

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At least 276,000 records breached in Canada in 2014

Canada doesn't figure large in the number of data breaches reported around the world in 2014, particularly compared to the...

February 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon