Articles By Howard Solomon

G7 ministers squeeze tech giants to remove extremist material faster

Group of Seven security ministers are pressuring technology giants, including Microsoft, Google, Facebook and Twitter, to remove violent extremist and...

April 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Former Yahoo owner fined $35 million over massive data breach

Altaba, the legal entity that used to oversee Yahoo Inc.'s search engine and email service, has agreed to pay a...

April 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Important Drupal patches today, update FoxIt reader, cyber criminals like blockchain

Drupal will issue important security patches today, update your FoxIt PDF reader and why cyber criminals like blockchain. We're bringing you the...

April 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Canadian organizations among victims of global attack on healthcare-related industries

Canadian organizations are among those in at least 24 countries that have been hit by a threat group apparently  targeting...

April 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian IXPs join secure routing initiative to close Internet loopholes

Making the Internet more secure is like assembling a giant puzzle with hundreds of pieces. Leading global networks hope another...

April 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Three cyber threats to watch out for, unsafe dating apps and job opportunities

Three cyber threats to watch out for, unsafe dating apps and infosec job opportunities   The annual week-long RSA security...

April 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Tech firms team to fight cyber crime; Excel mistake and bad ad blockers

Tech companies are teaming up to fight cyber crime; watch for this mistake with Excel spreadsheets and beware of malicious...

April 20th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadian security vendors at RSA Conference face global competition

The biggest opportunities in IT attract the most action. These days one of those opportunities is in cyber security, with...

April 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Final federal data breach notification regulations released

Ottawa has released the final version of its data breach notification regulations, which confirms that companies covered by federal privacy...

April 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Rise of cryptomining, university student pleads guilty and Russia blamed

Warning of rise of crypto-mining, American university student admits changing his grades guilty and Russia blamed for infrastructure attacks. We're...

April 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon