Canadian-controlled newswire firm among three hit by hackers

Despite Twitter and  Facebook, press releases are still a prime way publicly-traded organizations get their messages to the news media,...

August 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Canadians are victims of China-based VPN network and new malware kit, say vendors

At least two Canadian organizations are among dozens around the world that have unwittingly been hosting infrastructure of a China-based...

August 4th, 2015 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

How much attention should CISOs pay to insider risks?

A survey conducted for a vendor is making the rounds on news sites this morning that suggests infosec pros should...

July 31st, 2015 Howard Solomon

Cyber security

Struggling to identify cybersecurity KPIs?

Every day businesses are forced to spend increasing amounts of precious management time and resources on cybersecurity as data breaches,...

July 3rd, 2015 Yogi Schulz

security and privacy issues

Industrial control system breaches rising, says new report

Breaches that result in the theft of millions of pieces of personal data get big headlines, such as those involving...

June 25th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Feature browser

Service aims to make CSP violation reports easier to get

For a couple of years security pros have browser tools to combat Web page cross-site scripting and related attacks. One...

May 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Point of Sale - Credit Card Swipe

New spam campaign includes POS exploit delivered via resumes

A number of retailers have point of sale machines that can also be used for Internet connectivity by staff. The...

May 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Free security tools recommended by experts

Network security pros are known for their colourful language, usually because when something hits the fan they get called first....

May 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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IT security industry partly to blame for successful attacks, says vendor

An official of an IT security vendor admits the industry still isn't doing a good enough job of meeting the...

April 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon