Articles By 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
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: U.S. restaurant chain hacked, attack uses real document, patch open office suites

U.S. restaurant chain has been hacked, an attack uses a real document to trip uses and patch open office suites...

February 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Internet of Things privacy

Industrial Internet Consortium, OpenFog group officially merge

Two industry associations aimed at accelerating the Internet of Things are officially pooling their resources. The Industrial Internet Consortium, formed...

February 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 4, 2019 — Wise words on privacy, insurance company fined for privacy breach, and secure that email

Wise words on privacy from a Canadian expert, a U.K.insurance company fined for mixing business and politics for Brexit and...

February 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Feb. 1, 2019 — Dangerous Mac malware, SuperBowl alert and protect your email

Dangerous new Mac malware is a quadruple threat, SuperBowl online alert and protect your email from this attack. Welcome to...

February 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Red Privacy Button Keyboard

Privacy worries delaying sales, says Cisco study, but don’t blame GDPR

Canadian companies may be suffering sales delays due to customer privacy concerns of up to five weeks, if a Cisco...

February 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy gap for Canadian political parties; Ottawa unveils election cyber security strategy

With the country nine months away from a federal election, the privacy structure around Canadian political parties and how the...

January 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: An email salary scam, delete this WordPress plugin and who’s that knocking?

Delete this vulnerable WordPress plugin, a new type of email payroll scam tries to change your bank salary deposit and ...

January 30th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Organizations still fall short on cyber security, Canadian breach response expert tells privacy conference

There's a reason serious criminals are called 'organized crime:' Because they're well-organized. Here's how well: According to Ed Dubrovsky, managing...

January 30th, 2019 Howard Solomon