How Multifactor Authentication Can Help Combat Cybercrime

The digital era is in full swing and there’s no denying that it has made our daily lives infinitely easier....

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Over 100 groups cashing in on ransomware, Canadian infosec pros told

Ransomware is such big business that security vendor F-secure is tracking 110 gangs making money from the malware, the company’s...

October 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Security fatigue and what CISOs should do about it

Security fatigue is something infosec pros (hopefully) don't suffer from, but apparently it is an ailment that is spreading among...

October 7th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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The latest ransomware trends call for urgent defence measures

Ransomware attacks are becoming so effective that the FBI is predicting ransom payments will top $1 billion by the end...

September 29th, 2016 Cindy Baker

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Online Fraud: Why Passwords Aren’t Enough

It’s time to plan for the demise of the password. According to Forrester Research, the use of passwords to access...

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DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Rio Games faced olympic-sized DDoS attacks

Major public events with an online presence -- like political or IT conventions and sports championships -- can be targets...

September 1st, 2016 Howard Solomon


Canada’s police chiefs: “We need laws that force cybercriminals to reveal their passwords”

The news that Canada’s police chiefs are advocating for federal laws that would compel individuals to provide electronic passwords with...

August 18th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

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Citrix says customers of remote PC access service stung by password re-use

Good IT security doesn't only mean using technology the right way. It also means employees have to follow safe practices,...

June 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Beware of automated credential-stuffing attacks, says vendor

Automation is both the saviour and the bane of CISOs. The saviour because it will help them defend against ever-sophisticated...

March 9th, 2016 Howard Solomon