Thursday, August 5, 2021


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Cyber Security Today, August 4, 2021 – Report details problems with and solutions for supply chain attacks

Today's episode outlines a European cyber agency's detailed look at software and hardware supply chain attacks, and two examples of the most recent problems




Remote code execution the most common cyber threat faced by Canadian firms: Report

Check Point Software's mid-year attack trends report includes data culled from Canadian customers

Canadian network security firm launches industrial gateway

Byos launches a plug-in hardware module to secure IoT devices from industrial controllers to ATMs

Canadian carriers pay big for mid-band 5G spectrum licenses

Fifteen Canadian mobile carriers collectively paid CA$8.91 billion for 1,495 mid-band 5G spectrum licenses, nearly three times the amount raised at the 600MHz spectrum auction in 2019.

Hashtag Trending August 3 – EA ransom fails; Apple bans anti-vax dating app; Amazon soap dispenser cleans your hands better

Hackers failed to sell stolen EA data, Apple ejects anti-vax dating app from its app store, and Amazon’s new soap dispenser wants to help you...

Cyber Security Today, August 2, 2021 – A record year for ransomware attacks predicted, and warnings from Microsoft and Cisco Systems

This episode reports on the latest ransomware statistics and two pieces of updated malware,

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday July 30, 2021

This episode features disucssion about the increasing cost of data breaches, and the risks a supposedly helpful scanner that finds website vulnerabilities will be used by crooks

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