Putting the finger on security

Toting around a smart phone with a replacement value of several hundred dollars is something most people do casually these days, with little thought about security. For those who do, Samsung Electronics has

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 16th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Heartbleed “a billion times worse” than we thought?

We already knew that the OpenSSL Heartbleed security vulnerability that blew up in the headlines last week was bad news. So we’re probably not ready to hear that it could be way worse

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 14th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Revenue agency shuts down site over security concerns

With just over two weeks to go before the April 30 tax deadline, the Canada Revenue Agency has shut down parts of its Web site siting security concerns. More than 6.7 million taxpayers

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: April 9th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

News organizations are top data theft targets: Report

High-profile news organizations are the top targets of hackers working for or in support of governments, according to a report authored by a Canadian security researcher and a Google engineer. Journalists media organization

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 31st, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Technology alone won’t make a great security ops centre: Study

Many large organizations have set up security operations centres staffed with analyst teams to help fight the increasing number of cyberthreats challenging network security. But a vendor that sells security solutions and has

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Apple’s security flaw – an isolated incident?

The news of the security flaw in Apple’s SSL/TLS implementation was reported in the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business today (Feb. 27) and in many other publications over the past few days.

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 28th, 2014 Don Sheppard

IT security staff feel squeezed

Networks face more threats and IT budgets are down. How much pressure do information technology security staffers feel? Quite a bit, says a new survey from Trustwave Holdings Inc., which makes unified threat

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Crash logs can be mined for evidence of attacks, says security vendor

Windows error reports are spewed out daily from systems and usually ignored by most organizations. But a security vendor says they could also be a signal that an attacker has beaten an organization’s

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 19th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Interview: Trend Micro’s Jon Clay

If you look outside your window this time of year you may be affected by two kinds of seasonal sadness: One is from plunging temperatures and grey skies. The other by representatives of

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 12th, 2014 Howard Solomon