Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Banking security incidents and a mobile phone scam warning

Banking security incidents and a mobile phone scam warning Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday November 6th. I'm Howard...

November 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nunavut still recovering from ransomware attack

The government of Nunavut continues to restore its systems today after being struck by a ransomware attack over the weekend....

November 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Over the last year, 28 million Canadians impacted by data breaches: privacy commissioner

In the last 12 months, the personal information of approximately 28 million Canadians was affected by corporate hacks or mismanagement,...

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

Cyber Security Today – Patch Chrome now, Marriott supplier hacked, why patching is vital

Patch Chrome browser now, Marriott supplier hacked, warning for QNAP NAS users and why patching is vital. Welcome to Cyber...

November 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon
The Internet

CIRA strikes deals with Finland, Poland and New Zealand

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is broadening its security product partnerships to providers in Finland, New Zealand and Poland. CIRA...

November 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t get burned by wildfire donor pitches, domain registrars hacked, bad Android apps, password woes and more

Don't get burned by wildfire donor pitches, domain registrars hacked, bad Android apps, password woes and more. Welcome to Cyber...

November 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian, U.S. man admit trying to blackmail Uber, LinkedIn after data thefts

Two men are facing prison this week for pleading guilty to blackmailing Uber and trying to extort LinkedIn after stealing...

October 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Advice from five expert sources

Know your adversary is an old military tactic, but if CISOs are generals in a war it's one they should...

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

Cyber Security Today – Cancer Society web site hacked, blogs spreading sextortion and a hole in Adobe security

Cancer Society web site hacked, blogs spreading sextortion and a hole in Adobe security. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

October 30th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy czars call on governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental right

Privacy commissioners from around the world including Canada have urged governments to recognize privacy as a fundamental human right, and...

October 29th, 2019 Howard Solomon