2017 may be the year of the battle over encryption, again

As cyber security pros look to 2017 there’s no shortage – as in previous years – of predictions that we’re...

December 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

Empire’s CISO reports to Darth Vader on stolen Death Star plans

This is a memo from Imperial Fleet CISO Jace Sloane to Sith Lord and Apprentice to the Emperor Darth Vader...

December 18th, 2016 Brian Jackson

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Lack of visibility into encrypted traffic still causing trouble

Encrypting corporate data and Internet traffic is recommended as a leading way to help check attackers who manage to gain...

June 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

WordPress to add free encryption for custom domains

Content management sites like WordPress and Joomla are a juicy target for attackers for a number of reasons: As Web-based...

April 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Taking security to cloud

You’ll Drown by not fixing this vulnerability

CISOs have been warned to check servers and applications their organization uses and/or developed and cloud services they subscribe to...

March 10th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Study dismisses police worries encryption will end their surveillance capabilities

Changes in technology -- including the increased use of commercially-available encryption by criminals and terrorists -- has partly made it...

February 3rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

Canadian firms not using encryption enough to protect data: Sophos

Fewer than half of Canadian businesses surveyed say they use encryption extensively to protect corporate data, according to a new...

January 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Canadian Tire CTO Eugene Roman on securing new mobile payments app

On Thursday, Canadian Tire launched its second mobile app available for consumers to download to their iOS and Android devices....

September 24th, 2015 Brian Jackson

An early lesson for CISOs from the Ashley Madison breach

It will be a while before all of the lessons for CISOs from the Ashley Madison hack will emerge, in...

September 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon