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10 ways to improve iPhone security

Apple Inc. sold a record 74.5 million smart phones in its most recent quarter, the company said Tuesday, led largely by its...

January 28th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Five ways to counter insider threats

A lot of attention is being paid to hackers who have broken into high-profile companies in the past 12 months, but...

January 27th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Think before you patch, says expert

The second Tuesday of every month Microsoft issues a series of patches for its software. Organizations pay particular attention to...

January 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon


End-user behavior-monitoring tool in the works for cybersecurity

Risky behavior by employees is one of the biggest causes of IT-related breaches – everything from unsafe passwords, the clicking...

January 22nd, 2015 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Up to 25 per cent of IT security products “could be better”: Survey

How much of what an organization spends on security hardware software doesn’t meet its needs? Perhaps as much as 25...

January 21st, 2015 Howard Solomon

Security Pad, cyber security, IT

Sophos extends endpoint suite

Today the next step in his overhaul was officially announced: The addition of what the company calls Malicious Traffic Detection...

January 20th, 2015 Howard Solomon

The Sony hack was inspired by the interview

More NSA capabilities exposed

Western cyber intelligence isn’t as impotent as it seems, according to two news reports. The New York Times said Monday...

January 19th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Inside the dark world of spam

As I write this, the latest provision of Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL) has just come into effect, which prohibits anyone...

January 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Falling for free Wi-Fi

How gullible are IT pros when free Internet access is offered? Very, according to a report this week. The chairman...

January 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon