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Cybercriminals are a motivated, patient lot: how the end-to-end data theft cycle keeps on rolling

While the media is resplendent with articles covering security breaches due to hacks, malware and ransomware, rarely does it cover...

April 27th, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Cybercrime is evolving to be more personal and surreptitious

Organizations need to think hard about why they might be a target of a data breach -- as well as think...

March 1st, 2016 Gary Hilson

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Lancope StealthWatch and the Cisco Secure Data Center

Data center operators are challenged with continually adjusting traffic-flow volumes and infrastructure to meet the needs and expectations of the...

February 22nd, 2016 IT World Canada Team

Advanced Malware Protection: A Buyer’s Guide

Advanced Malware Protection: A Buyer’s Guide

To have any chance of effectively defending against modern-day attacks, the solution must use continuous analysis and big data analytics...

February 22nd, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Exploit kits will get even more complex, warns Dell

In the fall of last year Dell's security team revealed an exploit kit it dubbed Spartan with a twist: It hid...

February 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Canadian banks top targets of malware, says report from Trend Micro

The Toronto-Dominion Bank was the most targeted Canadian brand by malware last year, according to a Trend Micro analysis of...

January 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Peer-to-Peer Peril: How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Impacts Vendor Risk and Security Benchmarking

Peer-to-Peer Peril: How Peer-to-Peer File Sharing Impacts Vendor Risk and Security Benchmarking

BitSight recently observed the networks of 30,700 companies and found 23 per cent of organizations were using the BitTorrent protocol...

January 3rd, 2016 IT World Canada Team

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Canadians are most of the victims as banking Trojan returns

A banking botnet that was taken down nine months ago by police in several European countries earlier this year has...

December 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Canadian firms among targets of new malware, says FireEye

Canadian enterprises are among the victims in nine countries that have been hit in the past two years by a...

December 14th, 2015 Howard Solomon