Articles By 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
Justice

Supreme Court of Canada privacy ruling in criminal case may impact private sector: Lawyer

The Supreme Court of Canada's decision Thursday defined the boundaries of privacy in criminal law, but an expert says the...

February 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Eavesdropping

Communications muffled between infosec pros, management: Survey

Communications between all business levels is the heart of a successful organization. However, if a recent nine-country survey of  cyber...

February 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: February 13, 2019 — Email service crippled, donut chain hacked and a cyber security simulator

An email service crippled when data on servers deleted, Dunkin' Donuts hacked again and a desktop cyber security simulator for training....

February 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

ITAC to tackle cyber security skills shortage through tools website

It seems CISOs have been complaining about the cyber skills shortage ever since the first hacker was found. But finding...

February 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Graphic illustrating data protection

Microsoft extends Account Guard to Canada for political parties using Office365

To help ensure Canadian candidates, political parties and think tanks using certain Microsoft products suffer as few interferences as possible...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Data Breach Graphic

Almost 60 per cent of Canadian firms surveyed were victims of cyber attacks: Report

Canadian organizations are getting tougher in fighting online attackers but not tough enough, if a new report from a security...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 11, 2019 –How a Windows scammer went after me, a headache for Facebook, Apple update available

What l learned after a Windows scammer went after me, a German headache for Facebook and to important updates now...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb 8, 2019 –Update Android devices, Chrome browser protection for passwords, a sneaky email scam

Google issues its monthly security updates for Android devices, Chrome browser plugin offes protection for passwords and a sneaky email...

February 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon