Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software

Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday...

June 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

LifeLabs faulted by Ontario, B.C. privacy commissioners for huge data breach

The privacy commissioners of Ontario and British Columbia say the country's largest medical laboratories failed to protect the personal health...

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

Cyber Security Today – Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google, and more

Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June...

June 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian e-learning site OneClass left subscriber database open, researchers say

Security researchers say a Toronto-based e-learning website called OneClass may have jeopardized the privacy of thousands of students by not...

June 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon
danger sign, IT risks, security, malware, hackers

Fake Canadian COVID-19 tracing app with ransomware discovered

It didn't take long for criminals to take advantage of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement that Canada has approved a...

June 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Huge hack of police data, Instagram takeover of a popular surfer’s account and more

Huge hack of police data, Instagram takeover of a popular surfer's account and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

June 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Plurilock updates MFA solution to include SAML, OpenID Connect support

A Canadian maker of behaviour-based multi-factor authentication is updating its solution to make it more broadly available with enterprise systems....

June 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Who do you trust on the internet? A look at three scams

COVID, LinkedIn that scams take advantage of your trust. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 22nd. I'm Howard...

June 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ban fax machines in healthcare as part of digital transformation, says expert

The COVID-19 crisis has pushed hospitals and some doctors to quickly adopt digital technologies like telemedicine but many physicians and...

June 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cavoukian, colleague spar on need for sunset laws for COVID apps

Sunset clauses are needed in government-approved COVID contact tracing apps and emergency powers to ensure they aren't turned into permanent...

June 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon