Howard Solomon

Currently a freelance writer, I'm the former editor of ITWorldCanada.com and Computing Canada. An IT journalist since 1997, I've written for several of ITWC's sister publications including ITBusiness.ca and Computer Dealer News. Before that I was a staff reporter at the Calgary Herald and the Brampton (Ont.) Daily Times. I can be reached at hsolomon [@] soloreporter.com

Articles by Howard Solomon

B.C. college says info of students, employees at risk following cyber attack

A British Columbia community college says personal information of some students and employees may have been copied by a cyber attacker earlier this month. Okanagan...

Breaking news: FBI shuts down Hive ransomware gang’s IT infrastructure

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has seized the website of the Hive ransomware gang after penetrating the group's computer networks -- apparently...

Many boards don’t see privacy as a priority: Survey

Survey of ISACA members shows only 55 per cent of respondents feel their boards prioritze privacy

Breaking news: Home Depot Canada criticized by privacy commissioner

Retailer didn't get consumers' consent when it sent e-receipt data to Meta, says federal privacy commissioner

Cyber Security Today, Jan. 25, 2023 – Data Privacy Week advice, terrible patching statistics and more

This episode reports on the aftermath for GoTo customers after a supply chain cyberattack, vulnerabilities in Samsung's Galaxy App Store, problems with password managers and more

Remote work is worrying infosec leaders: Survey

Cisco Systems survey covered 6,700 IT and business leaders responsible for cybersecurity in 27 geographies

Google monopolizes online advertising, U.S. alleges in antitrust lawsuit

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and eight U.S. states are suing Google for allegedly monopolizing online advertising. The complaint, filed Tuesday in Virginia, alleges...

Data Privacy Week: Some Canadian firms have ‘shortcomings’ in treating privacy, says regulator

The federal privacy commissioner reminds firms of four consent-related problems listed in his most recent annual report

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