Articles By Howard Solomon

Canadian smart padlock maker rapped by Federal Trade Commission

A Canadian maker of smart padlocks has agreed to implement a comprehensive security program and not misrepresent its privacy and...

May 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Calling for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare, an Android security update, and an alert to Discord users

More calls for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare, watch for Android security update and alert to Discord users Welcome...

May 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canada co-leading effort to fight election disinformation

Canada will co-host a two-day workshop on improving information exchange between governments, civil society and technology companies to fight election...

May 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – COVID app includes privacy problem, watch for suspicious spreadsheet and Mathway hacked

COVID app includes privacy problem, watch for suspicious spreadsheet and Mathway hacked Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday May...

May 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario health unit website leaves COVID-19 test results and names accessible

While privacy experts worry proposed COVID-19 mobile contact tracing apps will reveal personal information of users, a northern Ontario health...

May 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – A cunning cyber attack, two email scams, hack at Wishbone and a smartphone take-over

A cunning cyber attack, two email scams, hack at Wishbone and a smartphone take-over Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

May 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

B.C. health officer cool on COVID tracing apps as Google and Apple release their API

Google and Apple have released their API to help public health authorities design what is now being called a COVID-19...

May 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Attackers still exploiting old vulnerabilities, says NTT report

Failure to patch old vulnerabilities is still a leading cause of breaches of security controls, says a new report. In...

May 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cybersecurity survey by Canadian law firm offers surprising results

When Imran Ahmad got the results of his law firm's recently-commissioned corporate cyber incidents report he was surprised. Data showed...

May 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – What’s behind data breaches, holes in two American COVID aid websites, EasyJet data breach and more

What's behind data breaches, holes in two American COVID aid websites, EasyJet data breach and more. Welcome to Cyber Security...

May 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon