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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

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Malware campaign attacking select targets, including Canada

A skilled group of attackers believed based in Lebanon has successfully penetrated and stolen data from a large number of individuals...

April 1st, 2015 Howard Solomon


Eight per cent of your partners may be a high security risk: Study

One of the weakest links in an organization's IT security may be the most obvious: The telecom provider. That's one...

March 31st, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Rogers loses some business customer info in breach

A Rogers Communications staffer has apparently become the latest Canadian employee to fall victim to a phishing scam which resulted...

March 3rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

IT security weak because enterprises aren’t learning: HP

Philospher Geroge Santaya once said those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. IT security researchers say...

February 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Calgary digital currency exchange forced to close over possible password breach

Digital currencies hold appeal to some enterprises, but the security of exchanges is a weak point. The latest to fall...

February 20th, 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


Tracing cyber attacks: More than a game of Clue

If an organization suffers an online attack the CSO probably doesn't care who's behind it -- at least not immediately....

February 10th, 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