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Canadian IP addresses found in banking malware servers

Canadian IP addresses were among the targets of a newly-revealed exploit aimed at banks and financial institutions around the world...

February 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Build a Zero Trust network for better security

There's a way CSOs can boost network security without costing a nickel -- trust no one. That's the advice of ...

February 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Lack of encryption, phishing suspected as flaws in U.S. data breach

By now many readers know that one of the biggest private health care providers in the U.S. was the victim...

February 9th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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We’re losing cybersecurity war: IT pros

A lack of in-house expertise is holding Canadian IT professionals back from protecting their companies’ data, according to new research....

February 5th, 2015 Candice So


Five ways to counter insider threats

A lot of attention is being paid to hackers who have broken into high-profile companies in the past 12 months, but...

January 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Potential impact to Canada of planned U.S. data breach law

The U.S. government is planning to bolster protection of consumer data through a new law requiring companies to report data...

January 20th, 2015 Candice So

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March 2014 in review: On Target

It was difficult to come up with words to describe the magnitude of the Target stores data breach in the...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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January 2014 in review: Spectrum auction suprise

The first month of the year ought to be sluggish for news, with people shaking off the holiday, and, in...

December 13th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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6 tips to improve data breach response

       Senior executives and boards are waking up to the dangers of cyber attacks. But how ready are they to...

December 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon