security and privacy issues

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

Canadian businesses and IT

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

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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

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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

IT problems, computer flaws, glitches

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

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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