Articles By Howard Solomon

No immediate EU ban on Chinese 5G gear, but countries can impose one on national security grounds

There's good news and bad news for Chinese 5G network equipment makers in Tuesday's wireless security policy announcement from the...

March 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: –Alert for Asus computer owners, warning for software companies and junk on new Android phones

Alert for malware installed on Asus computer owners, software companies need to be ready to handle security warnings and research...

March 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Security password

Malware attacks in Canada up 103 per cent over 2018, says SonicWall

Canada faced the second biggest increase in malware attacks last year among customers of corporate security vendor SonicWall. Malware attacks...

March 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Phony flu email alert, more on business scams and GitHub warning

Phony flu email alert leads to ransomware, more on how common business compromise scams are and GitHub warning for developers....

March 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Fake name scams, money for finding bugs and police hit by ransomware

Fake name scams hit e-commerce companies, Facebook and Google, hackers earn big money for finding bugs and U.K. police hit...

March 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Over a quarter of firms suffered irreparable data loss: Vendor study

A lot of companies around the world are having trouble protecting their data, if a vendor-sponsored survey of 2,200 IT...

March 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada, EU share ways to blunt hybrid threats

This week's federal budget included millions of dollars to beef up Canada's detection and advisory capacity against nation-state and criminal...

March 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Norwegian aluminum maker recovering from ransomware attack

Norwegian aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro said it is making progress in securing its IT systems after a new strain...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Advice for fraud awareness month, ransomware hits aluminum producer and protect against spear phishing

Advice to businesses and consumers for Fraud Prevention Month, ransomware hits Oslo-based international aluminum producer and ways to protect against...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Federal Budget 2019

Federal Budget 2019: More money for cyber security

The proposed $22 billion in new spending in the federal budget announced Tuesday includes some money for cyber security initiatives....

March 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon