What CISOs can learn from the U.S. on handling a breach

Canada is different from the U.S. in a lot of ways. One of them is that our parliamentary committees, under...

June 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon


Questions CSOs here have to face in the wake of U.S. breach

One of the problems chief executives face is the never-ending demands on the company's resources -- sales and marketing warns...

June 8th, 2015 Howard Solomon


IT systems of US military contractors breached, says report

The need for departmental co-operation was one of the prime lessons from the 9/11 attack which governments -- and the...

September 18th, 2014 Howard Solomon


Google exec named Obama’s CTO

Officials from two of the world's biggest technology companies have been named to top spots in the Obama administration. Megan...

September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Global agreement on surveillance needed, says Hillary Clinton

Former U.S. secretary of state Hillary Clinton has called for an international agreement on the amount of information governments are collecting...

September 4th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Will Microsoft be found in contempt?

CIOs, CSOs and risk managers concerned about the reach of U.S. courts into data stored in foreign jurisdictions will be...

September 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Estimote Beacons, like the one on the right, send messages from retailers

Bluetooth beacons could solve mobile 911 location problems

Those marvellous computing devices we clutch in our hands 20 hours a day called smart phones can do amazing things...

August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Snowden support signs

US has automatic cyberattack software, says Snowden

Science fiction has a way of creeping into reality -- or vice versa. Take, for example, the idea that computers...

August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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An unlimited appetite for data

Law enforcement and government intelligence agencies will insist they can never gather too much information when conducting an investigation. They're probably...

August 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon