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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

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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