Reducing the risk of phishing attacks

Phishing has evolved into the most effective social engineering attack that hackers use to infiltrate organizations. The goal of phishing...

November 4th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

Data Security

Data-driven defence will best protect enterprises, says expert

Tunnel vision is a phrase that describes looking too narrowly at a problem. To use a cliché, you don’t see...

October 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Mobile Security

How to guard against the weak links in your data

Attention, corporate enterprise: your data has left the building. It might be on servers that you own. It’s probably in...

October 5th, 2016 Christine Wong

Data Security

Cyber Security Awareness Month isn’t only for consumers, says Canadian expert

Cyber Security Awareness Month is often seen as a burst of news, videos and blogs aimed at consumers. But CSOs...

October 3rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Awareness training and governance needed to foil executive fraud scams

During a panel discussion on awareness training at the recent SC Congress security conference in Toronto two weeks ago an...

June 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Wake up your employees: How to reduce cyber security risks with employee training

Employees who create vulnerabilities are a cybercriminal’s best friend for breaking through an organization’s security defences. While technical security safeguards...

May 10th, 2016 Yogi Schulz

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Why people ignore security warnings

Employee IT security awareness training is one of the most effective weapons CSOs can have in their armoury. But old...

February 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Are Millennials a greater security threat than other staff?

It's time one again to ring the alarms about a dangerous group in our midst -- not ISIL, but Millennials....

February 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Five ways to raise security awareness

Educating staff about safe IT practices is a never-ending process -- at least it is in the best organizations. But...

February 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon