Articles By Howard Solomon

Cisco CISO’s advice: Align security with your business

As a manufacturer of network and security solutions Cisco Systems is on the radar of most infosec pros around the...

February 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Data deletion policy key to reducing breach risks, Canadian privacy pros told

There is a lot of technology for sale to help CISOs and privacy officers mitigate the risk of data breach....

February 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon
Code of Ethics

In a data breach crisis ‘do the right thing,’ bank’s ethics officer tells privacy pros

When a data breach is discovered it’s natural the incident response team gets defensive: The company could be exposed to...

January 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon
Taking security to cloud

Five security gaps in hybrid IT

Canadian CIOs are increasingly moving more workloads to the cloud, particularly now that Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google...

January 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Incident response plans must be tested, privacy conference warned

A cyber incident response plan isn’t worth the paper it’s written on if it hasn’t been tested, a Canadian lawyer...

January 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Pradeo teams with Samsung to offer better mobile security for Knox handsets

Mobile device protection vendor Pradeo Security Systems is now offering its threat detection capability for handsets from Samsung running the...

January 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Canadian firms should create code to clarify online information take-down policies: Report

Companies should create a Code of Practice clarifying if and how they will oblige people who demand personal information online...

January 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Data Privacy Day 2018: ‘We’re entering an era of flux and uncertainty’

There is no rest for those charged with ensuring personal data held by organizations remains safe. So while Data Privacy...

January 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ransomware blamed for doubling of reported cyber incidents in 2017

There may have been as many as 160,000 breaches of security controls, data thefts or disruption of business operations last...

January 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ontario transit agency ‘extremely confident’ cyber attack came from North Korea

Infosec experts are wondering why someone in North Korea planted malware on a computer system run by Metrolinx, the provincially run...

January 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon