Articles By Howard Solomon

Facebook cancels conference, IBM pulls out of RSA over coronavirus worries

Facebook has canceled its worldwide marketing conference next month in San Francisco, while IBM and an unidentified Canadian company have...

February 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Rutter’s chain hacked, Android text cons and phone scam arrests in Canada

Rutter's chain hacked, Android text cons and phone scam arrests in Canada. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday February...

February 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Another record year for online crime, says FBI

Online crime continues to reach new heights, according to the latest edition of the FBI's annual Internet Crime Report. Last...

February 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – The latest FBI Internet crime report, adware on the rise, attacks on Wi-Fi and more

The latest FBI Internet crime report, adware on the rise, attacks on Wi-Fi and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

February 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Telus plans for Huawei gear in access part of its 5G network

Telus isn't waiting for Ottawa to decide whether the country's wireless carriers can use equipment from China's Huawei in their...

February 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Apple joins FIDO Alliance to help end passwords

Seven years ago a handful of companies including Lenovo and PayPal formed an association to develop open authentication standards to...

February 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Failure to better manage keys and certificates putting firms at risk, says new report

Encryption is a vital tool for a chief information security officer in the fight to protect the organization's data, software...

February 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Another PayPal scam, Estee Lauder leaves database open and Canadian banks get tough on customers

Another PayPal scam, Estee Lauder leaves database open and Canadian banks get tough on customers Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

February 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Configuration mistakes blamed for bulk of stolen records last year: IBM

Misconfigured servers accounted for 86 per cent of the record 8.5 billion records compromised around the world last year, according...

February 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

New report warns businesses of coronavirus email scam

Scams that take advantage of fears about the spread of the coronavirus have mainly been aimed at consumers. However, a...

February 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon