Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Ransomware advice, Android spyware and Slack alert

Ransomware advice for organizations, Android spyware found in Play store and Slack password alert. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

July 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

The status of Canadian women in cyber security called ‘sad’

BRAMPTON, Ont. -- Let us travel in a time machine to the dark, sexist past of Canada. Way back, about...

July 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Bulk of cyber budget should go to awareness training, not technology, says expert

BRAMPTON, Ont. -- As a penetration tester Joshua Crumbaugh has a number of weapons, the biggest of which are his...

July 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Instant messaging app attack, retired crooks and trouble with RingCentral

Sneaky instant messaging apps attack, has this gang retired and another video conferencing app with trouble. Welcome to Cyber Security...

July 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Firms have to get back to cybersecurity basics, government expert tells Parliament

Investing in the basics of cybersecurity is the best way Canadian organizations can lower the risk of data breaches, a...

July 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Public skeptical over privacy protection in Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto waterfront plan

There's ample public skepticism in Toronto about the ability of Google's sister company Sidewalk Labs to oversee a proposed lakefront...

July 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Ransomware hits college, phishing hits medical billing company and email security of politicians questioned

Ransomware hits college, phishing hits medical billing company and email security of politicians questioned Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

July 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Watch those Amazon buckets, bad Android apps and keep an eye on your payment card statement

Watch those Amazon buckets, bad Android apps and keep an eye on your payment card statement Welcome to Cyber Security...

July 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon
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Cost of mounting an APT attack could be as low as US$15,000, says vendor

The cost of developing a package of tools for an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack could be as little as...

July 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Almost all of the world’s biggest banks vulnerable to web or mobile attacks: Vendor study

Banks are among the biggest profit-makers in the world and can afford the best in cybersecurity among private sector firms....

July 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon