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Average cost of a data breach up 12.5 per cent among Canadian firms studied: Report

Canadian CISOs who want more hard data to convince the C-suite and boards to devote more resources to cybersecurity have...

June 23rd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Canada still a target of China-based groups although volume of attacks dropping: Report

Under public and Western government pressure – including a dramatic deal with the White House – suspected Chinese-based threat groups...

June 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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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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Phishers are leveraging temporary URLs for attacks, security firm warns

It's a great convenience  for Web designers to be able to test pages before they go live through a temporary...

June 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Canadian forum site victim of huge hack, company tells users to reset passwords

A Canadian-owned media company that hosts and runs hundreds of technology, automotive and sports news and discussion forums still hasn't...

June 16th, 2016 Howard Solomon


Identity federation is vital for survival of Canadian organizations, conference told

Canada Post is willing to do something few Canadian retailers do: Federate an identity service with other firms. It's something...

June 16th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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When organizations suffer a cyber incident, management gets security: Report

The war against cyber attackers isn't going well, as daily reports of breaches around the world attest. Another measure emerged...

June 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Cisco launches US$10 million scholarships to fast-track cyber security training

The shortage of skilled IT staff has  been on CIOs' minds for years, particularly those with cyber security expertise. To...

June 14th, 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