Articles By Howard Solomon

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Ontario city stung for $503,000 in switched bank account fraud

Creating trust is vital for any organization. It's also one of the factors criminals rely on. The City of Burlington,...

June 14th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Get rid of old Windows, a warning for Evite users and fake but-kind-of-true news

Get rid of old Windows, a warning for Evite users and fake but-kind-of-true news Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's...

June 14th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Open Elasticsearch instance had data on Canadian immigrant applicants: Researcher

Finding exposed Elasticsearch servers has become great sport among some security pros. Canadian researcher and consultant Darryl Burke recently came...

June 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada should think again about having the ability to use offensive cyber weapons: Expert

Canada's electronic spy agency will soon get new authority to launch cyber attacks if the government approves legislation that is...

June 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: FBI warning, more phony phone call scams and distrust on the Internet

FBI warning, more phony phone call scams and distrust on the Internet Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday June...

June 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

National Research Council opens cybersecurity research hub at University of New Brunswick

The University of New Brunswick's Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity has another partner: The National Research Council said Monday it has...

June 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Activists protest airline cameras, a brute force attack and update this building system

Activists protest airline cameras, a brute force attack and update this building system Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday...

June 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Keylogger, vulnerable server led to Cathay Pacific Airlines breach, says report

Two groups, one who installed a keylogger on a server, the other who exploited a vulnerability on an unsecured Internet-facing...

June 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Another victim in medical billing recovery firm breach, healthcare industry attacks increasing, and look up and smile.

Another victim in medical billing recovery firm breach, healthcare industry attacks increasing, and look up and smile. Welcome to Cyber...

June 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

DIACC releases first model of Canadian digital trust framework as companies show off solutions

Later this summer the Niagara Health regional authority will launch a mobile medical app which will eventually let area residents...

June 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon