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Foreign countries ‘very likely’ to target Canada in election year, says Cyber Centre

With a federal election scheduled in 2019 state-sponsored cyber threat actors will "very likely" target Canadians’ opinions through malicious online influence...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian Chamber of Commerce endorses cyber certification program for business

A year ago a certification program for confirming to the public that a Canadian business has at least minimal cyber...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Sidewalk Labs got more info than others before Toronto waterfront RFP issued: Ontario auditor

Waterfront Toronto has been criticized by some for the way it has handled privacy and intellectual property issues with Sidewalk...

December 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Give public more privacy rights, says Canadian commissioner

Ottawa should put privacy and innovation on the same level when creating a new national policy on data and digital transformation,...

December 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Dec. 5, 2018 — Don’t get hit twice by a data breach, email money transfer scams and Apple kills two apps

Be careful you don’t get hit twice by a data breach, behind a sophisticated email money transfer scam and why...

December 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Canadian researcher warns of vulnerability in protocol used by M2M applications

Poor security surrounding an obscure but common machine-to-machine messaging protocol is exposing personal and corporate data, warns a Canadian security...

December 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Canadian flower-ordering website hacked over four years

The Canadian website of a flower-ordering service has acknowledged that personal information including credit card numbers of an unspecified number...

December 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Personal information of 100 million Quora users impacted by breach

What companies were among the biggest victims of hacks in 2018? Quora, the question and answer website. The California-based company...

December 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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CATA report on critical infrastructure to wake SMEs about cyber threats

One of the country’s biggest technology associations is undertaking a national cyber security study of the manufacturing and critical infrastructure...

December 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Dec. 3, 2018 –Lock down those databases, watch for updates from Sennheiser and Zoom

Lock down those databases, watch for updates from Sennheiser and Zoom Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday December 3rd....

December 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon