Articles By Howard Solomon

Red Privacy Button Keyboard

B.C. privacy commissioner launches awareness campaign for firms

Why are Canadian businesses often caught violating customers' privacy rights, not protecting personal data they hold and victimized by data...

February 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 22, 2018 — Fake news worries, upgrade these apps and don’t get gassed

Worries about fake news in the U.S., an international committee to hold a hearing on disinformation, upgrade these three applications...

February 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian MPs invite tech giants to testify before international committee on disinformation

Canadian parliamentarians have invited the heads of some of the biggest social media and tech companies to testify at a...

February 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 20, 2019 — Third pile of stolen usernames and passwords revealed, an instant messaging scam and a university web site problem

Another multi-million pile of stolen usernames and passwords for sale on the underground web, an instant messaging scam and a...

February 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Matrix Style Password Graphic

How to protect against the new wave of sophisticated DNS attacks

Network and security administrators for organizations, service providers and domain name registrars have received another warning of the importance of securing...

February 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

U.K. report hammers Facebook, calls for tougher regulation of tech companies

After an 18 month investigation, British lawmakers have called for more regulation over big technology companies for failing to protect...

February 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Huawei Canada HQ

U.K. believes it can manage Huawei 5G risk: News report

The British government may have found a way out of increasing pressure to ban equipment from Huawei Technologies from being...

February 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 18, 2019 — Text scam, stolen data and phony Facebook login

Beware of texting scams, more stolen data for sale and a phony Facebook login Welcome to Cyber Security Today. I’m...

February 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon
IT hiring, tech jobs

Canadian infosec market: Good for job seekers, ‘challenging’ for employers

Harry Benz knows how competitive the Canadian job market is for infosec pros. The head of a Toronto-based recruitment firm...

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

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 15, 2019 — Another huge file of stolen credentials for sale, how bad was 2018 and phony U.S. military web site spotted

Another huge file of stolen credentials for sale on the dark web, new stats show how bad breaches were in...

February 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon