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Put IT security in hands of a chief risk officer, says Canadian expert

Organizations must take IT security away from the information technology department and put it in the hand of a chief...

October 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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YouTube popularity attracting criminals

Enterprises are increasingly using YouTube as their vehicle for hosting internal an external videos. However, researchers at vendor Trend Micro...

October 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Hackers using new Windows vulnerability

Microsoft is rushing out a patch for a newly-discovered zero-day vulnerability which affects all currently  supported versions of  Windows (including...

October 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Things bad in IT security now? It could get worse

Hackers are having a field day, major corporations are reporting huge data breaches almost every day, CSOs are pulling their...

October 8th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Time to get more aggressive on cybersecurity?

The revelation this week that U.S. -based outlets of Home Depot may have suffered a stunning data breach -- one...

September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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When meeting the IT security standard isn’t enough

There's a price to be paid for organizations that aren't on the leading edge of security -- they usually get...

September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Warning issued for watering-hole attack

Crackers use a number of techniques to get into corporate systems, including reconnaissance through s0-called watering-hole attacks. This appears to...

September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Suspicion over celebrity photo hacks pointed at Apple’s iCloud

It was a long weekend for more than 100 international celebrities, and not because of Labour Day. On Sunday someone...

September 1st, 2014 Howard Solomon

Video interview: Check Point Software’s Amnon Bar-Lev

Video interview: Check Point Software’s Amnon Bar-Lev

Let’s face it: 2014 has been a miserable year for IT security professionals. Every week, it seems, an organization somewhere...

August 26th, 2014 Howard Solomon