Articles By Howard Solomon

Balsillie calls for tough privacy regulation to fight ‘surveillance capitalism’

Canada should adopt tough European-style privacy regulation to fight huge U.S. -based social media companies whose business model is based...

May 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Patches, passwords and an FBI cyber crime report

Watch for patches, an FBI cyber crime report and another password warning We're bringing you the latest cyber security news....

May 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Don’t relax just because some EU regulators aren’t ready for GDPR: Cavoukian

In 16 days -- May 25th -- the European Union's tough privacy law known as the General Data Protection Regulation...

May 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Spending on cybersecurity may boost retail sales, report suggests

There's more evidence that spending on cybersecurity may help retailers sell their products. According to a Capgemini survey of 6,120...

May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadians don’t take cyber threats seriously, says ex-national security advisor

Abuse of the Internet by countries, criminals and terrorists is only going to increase until governments draw a line in...

May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Ottawa cyber innovation centre, Windows crashing and Harmony Hub update

A new cyber security innovation centre to open, why Windows may be crashing and update your Harmony Hub. We're bringing...

May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Planned cyber security institute could serve Canadian application innovators

Clarification: On May 17 Carleton University told ITWC  that while an arrangement with the Canadian Cybersecurity Innovation Institute has been...

May 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Secure computing enclave from Google, more attacks on Drupal

A secure computing enclave platform from Google, more attacks on Drupal content management systems and change your Twitter password We're...

May 7th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cloud adoption hindered by chains to on-prem security, say experts

Infosec leaders are often proud of the infrastructure they’ve built to protect their organizations. But at a cloud security conference...

May 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: LoJack can be highjacked, why fast patching is vital and free cyber awareness training

The LoJack mobile device location software can be hijacked, an example of why fast patching is vital and ESET updates...

May 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon