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Most makers of IoT devices still don’t explain how personal info is used: Report

Makers of Internet-connected devices are still not being up front enough with buyers about the amount and handling of personal...

September 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Rising spam a sign that Necurs botnet has returned with new payloads

Noticed the amount of spam your organization is receiving has gone up in the past few months -- particularly email...

September 22nd, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Security framework released for industrial Internet of Things

Security experts have warned for some time that the so-called Internet of Things opens many vulnerabilities when interconnecting industrial devices...

September 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

quantum computing, data

Prepare for threat of quantum computing to encrypted data, Canadian conference told

The race to create new cryptographic standards before super-fast quantum computers are built that can rip apart data protected by...

September 20th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Sophos anti-exploit solution detects ransomware; HPE updates security suites

Although many organizations are falling victim to staff clicking on malicious attachments, end point protection is still a vital part...

September 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon


McAfee strategy won’t change with privatization, says exec

CISOs who have bought McAfee solutions and channel partners that sell them won’t see big changes immediately when Intel completes...

September 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Why digital and physical security teams need to work together

Responsibility for information security is often put completely on the shoulders of the IT department's security team, which is logical....

September 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon


U.S. Congressional report blames management for huge federal breach

The problem with taking a vacation is that interesting things always happen when you’re away. So I’m playing catch-up on...

September 13th, 2016 Howard Solomon

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Manager tricked into downloading POS malware by phoney IT staffer

Usually we don't report breaches of foreign organizations unless there's a Canadian angle, but we want to draw attention of...

September 12th, 2016 Howard Solomon