Articles By Howard Solomon

Ottawa should follow allies in public-private collaboration, says cyber industry group

Fed up with what it believes is a federal government that doesn't work closely enough with the private sector on...

January 31st, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Huge data breach at a U.S. chain, UN servers hacked and why your personal accounts need to be protected

Huge data breach at a U.S. chain, UN servers hacked and why your personal accounts need to be protected Welcome...

January 31st, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Applications accused of harvesting user data, NFL teams boot social media security and hacking gang members arrested

Applications accused of harvesting user data, NFL teams boot social media security and hacking gang members arrested Welcome to Cyber...

January 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

From ransomware infections to cryptomining scams, fake factory honeypot provides lessons for CISOs

How tempting a target are companies with industrial control systems to online threat actors? A lot, according to a fake...

January 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Privacy. Security of personal data

Data Privacy Day warning: Organizations that succeed take privacy seriously

Businesses should be worried that Canadians increasingly don't trust them to handle their personal data and information generated through online...

January 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Huawei to get only partial access to UK’s 5G networks

Huawei and other "high risk" telecom providers will be excluded from the core of the U.K.'s 5G and gigabit-capable networks, Prime...

January 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario construction firm victim of ransomware attack

A multi-million dollar Ontario construction firm that has worked on major federal and provincial projects including facilities for national defence...

January 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Show you’re in control on Data Privacy Day

Show you're in control on Data Privacy Day Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday January 27th. I'm Howard Solomon,...

January 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Rogers’ internal passwords and source code found open on GitHub

Sensitive data of another major Canadian firm has been found sitting open on the GitHub developers platform. Security researcher Jason...

January 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Ransomware threat increases, no one getting high on this data theft and who’s the good guy taking down a botnet?

Ransomware threat increases, no one getting high on this data theft and who's the good guy taking down a botnet?...

January 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon