Target, Home Depot, Staples, Dairy Queen and the Canada Revenue Agency are just a few of the organizations that suffered data breaches and cyber attacks in 2014.

Security experts are bracing for the woesr next year. ¬†Are CSO’s helpless in the face of these attacks.

The December issue of Computing Canada takes a deep dive into the threats faced by organizations these days and Howard Solomon’s Figthing Back article explores a few ways that IT security can take back the initiative.

Also in this issue, we take a look a the perils of big data distortion and Darkhotel – a cyber crime ring hacking into hotel Wi-Fi networks to spy on travelling executives.

Find out how who was the Secret Santa of unsuspecing Robert Quinn who mysteriously started finding thousands of dollars worth of parcels on his doortsep just weeks before Christmas.

To open the latest issue of Computing Canada, click here.