Cyber security strategy must be determined by boards, says world group

A board should take ultimate responsibility for oversight of their organization’s cyber risk and resilience, says a new security toolkit...

January 23rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian enterprise among victims of macro-based malware attack

A major Canadian corporation is among those in the hospitality industry in several countries whose financial activities have been compromised...

January 19th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Alert issued for Gmail phishing scam

Google is warning Gmail users to activate two-step verification to protect their accounts after the discovery of what is being...

January 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

1 on 1 Training

Time to get tougher with staff to improve cyber security?

Every CISO knows that people are the weakest link in the organization's security. How to strengthen their resolve so it...

January 18th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Ransomware attacks on insecure Hadoop systems may be next, say security researchers

Security researchers who this month issued alerts on ransomware attacks on insecure MongoDB and Elasticsearch clusters are now warning organizations...

January 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Hunt teams no substitute for real-time threat analysis, says report

Having a dedicated hunt team scour months of historical log and other data is a strategy increasingly being adopted by...

January 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

New Brunswick university opens Canadian Institute for Cyber Security

The latest academic IT security facility opened today with the unveiling of the University of New Brunswick's Canadian Institute for...

January 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Elasticsearch users increasingly targets of ransomware

IT departments using the open source Elasticsearch search engine for in-house combing of log and other data are being warned...

January 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Cloud security spending to increase in 2017, says vendor

As organizations increasingly approve cloud-based applications in 2017 expect spending on cloud security solutions to increase as well, says a...

January 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon