Articles By Howard Solomon

Canada, U.S. among 26 nations urging rules-based control over cyberspace

Canada is among 26 countries that have issued a joint statement urging the world to agree to rules-based responsible behaviour...

September 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New continuing ed courses to offer path for increasing the number of infosec pros in Canada

For the past few years, Andrea Vega has been a Calgary-based promoter of a gated community in Mexico. But this...

September 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Trust still needed in security, cheap phones may mean cheap privacy, dump these Android apps

Trust still needed in security, cheap phones may mean cheap privacy, dump these Android apps. Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

September 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – News on two botnets, advice for data breach victims and defend your Defender

News on two botnets, advice for data breach victims and defend your Defender Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday...

September 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Botnet takes advantage of weak passwords, poorly-patched systems: report

There are money-saving advantages to running computers with older operating systems that aren't carefully patched. But it may come at...

September 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Scotiabank source code, credentials found open on GitHub: news report

A researcher has accused one of Canada's biggest banks of "muppet-grade security" after discovering application source code and private login...

September 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Poor configuration, old versions of Windows, Linux among security issues facing SMBs: Survey

Small and medium-sized businesses face a lot of challenges in trying to lower their cybersecurity risks. But if a survey...

September 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Medical information found open on Internet, Lumin hacked, unsafe routers and more

Medical information found open on the Internet, Lumin hacked, unsafe routers and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday...

September 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Green Party government will allow only those with ‘verifiable identities’ to post on social media

A Green Party government would require Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms operating in Canada to forbid posters from...

September 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t believe everything online, another open database of personal information and cheating on exams

Don't believe everything online, another open database of personal information and cheating on exams. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

September 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon