Articles By Howard Solomon

Canada, cyber and defence sectors ‘lack mutual trust,’ says industry report

The federal government isn't working closely enough with the cyber security sector in purchasing products or sharing threat information, says...

April 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon
New York street with TD Bank

Big web sites made big strides in security, privacy, says association audit

Prominent web sites made big strides last year to up their consumer protection, security and privacy protection practices, according to...

April 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: More weak passwords, a key to security and compromised web sites

More weak passwords, a key to security and compromised web sites Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday April 15th....

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

Cyber Security Today: Your digital profile for sale, Windows update trouble and a new twist on an old scam

Your digital profile for sale, Windows update trouble and a new twist on an old scam Welcome to Cyber Security...

April 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ottawa should impose cyber obligations on banks, says national security expert

Ottawa has to give Canadian banks more pointed direction to improve their ability to withstand cyber attacks, says the country's...

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

Cyber Security Today: Watch for updates for a car app, Windows and more

Today's edition of my podcast focuses on updates: Fixes for a car app, Windows, Adobe and TP-Link routers are now...

April 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Federal privacy commissioner critical of Equifax Canada and its parent over huge breach

Equifax and its Canadian division have been criticized by the federal privacy commissioner for not offering Canadians the same post-breach...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

How the city of Ottawa was stung by email fraud

The city of Ottawa's financial staff  have been criticized by its auditor general for failing to follow its money transfer...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Facebook bans Canadian groups for violating hate policy

Facebook has banned a number of people and organizations from its sites for their extreme statements. “Individuals and organizations who...

April 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada ‘very likely’ will be hit by foreign cyber threats before October election: Federal report

Despite widespread publicity, finger-pointing and the laying of criminal indictments, some countries continue trying to interfere online with democratic processes...

April 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon