Data breach notification in Canada

End the tyranny of passwords

We all know how much of a bad idea writing down complex passwords is. Yet people do it all the time....

October 28th, 2015 IT World Canada Staff

FEATURE SecTor 2015 stage

SecTor 2015: Make detailed incident reports public, CISOs told

When there's a serious aircraft incident in the United States, the National Transportation Safety Board investigates and issues an exhaustive...

October 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Bank vault

Almost all stolen data has a price, report warns

Canadians often worry that we suffer by comparison to our neighbors to the south. But in one category we're way...

October 15th, 2015 Howard Solomon

money, IT expenses, saving, calculator

Cost of data breaches keeps going up. Do boards care?

There are, arguably, four things one can depend on: Life, death, taxes and the increasing cost to organizations of cyber...

October 6th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Trumped: Toronto luxury hotel one of seven hit by malware

Luxury chain Trump Hotel Collection has confirmed its five-star Toronto inn was among seven hit earlier by malware inserted into the...

October 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Most data thefts could be stopped, says cyber investigator

It often seems as if organizations are helpless against cyber attacks -- after all, even veteran experts admit that a...

October 2nd, 2015 Howard Solomon


Why boards should be paying close attention to cyber security

It wasn’t too long ago that cyber security wasn’t even on the radar of most senior executives and boards of...

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Ashley Madison

The Ashley Madison hack: Insider, outsider — or it doesn’t matter

Was the Ashley Madison hack an inside job or strictly done from the outside? The debate rages in certain circles,...

September 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Dell’s CSO on how to avoid following Ashley Madison’s CEO off the data breach plank

LAS VEGAS – On any list of what is keeping chief security officers (CSOs) up at night, avoiding presiding over...

August 31st, 2015 Jeff Jedras