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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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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


More lessons CISOs can learn from a massive U.S. government breach

A government couldn't face many worse breaches than the intrusion Washington discovered at the department that does security clearances for...

August 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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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