Articles By Howard Solomon

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Microsoft extends Account Guard to Canada for political parties using Office365

To help ensure Canadian candidates, political parties and think tanks using certain Microsoft products suffer as few interferences as possible...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
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Almost 60 per cent of Canadian firms surveyed were victims of cyber attacks: Report

Canadian organizations are getting tougher in fighting online attackers but not tough enough, if a new report from a security...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Feb. 11, 2019 –How a Windows scammer went after me, a headache for Facebook, Apple update available

What l learned after a Windows scammer went after me, a German headache for Facebook and to important updates now...

February 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Feb 8, 2019 –Update Android devices, Chrome browser protection for passwords, a sneaky email scam

Google issues its monthly security updates for Android devices, Chrome browser plugin offes protection for passwords and a sneaky email...

February 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon
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Bell ‘comfortable’ if Ottawa bans Huawei for 5G networks

Bell Canada's chief executive says his company is prepared if Ottawa forbids telcos from buying 5G equipment from Huawei Technologies...

February 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

BC political parties criticized for disclosing personal information to Facebook

The three main political parties in B.C. collect too much information from potential voters without getting proper consent and at times...

February 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Citizen Lab rights researchers targeted in suspicious meetings

Researchers at the University of Toronto's Citizen Lab -- which has published reports complaining that governments use security software to spy on...

February 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

City of Markham and Bell partner for smart city initiative

The City of Markham has announced plans to integrate Bell's Smart City platform, a collection of interconnected Internet of Things...

February 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ontario launches talks on creating a provincial data strategy

Ontario has launched a public consultation on creating a new data strategy for the province with the goal of helping...

February 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Weak passwords, poor web code among vulnerabilities that help pen testers

How easy is it to breach an organization? Pretty easy, if an analysis by security vendor Positive Technologies of penetration tests against...

February 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon