Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Follow this password advice for safer computing

Follow this password advice for safer computing. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 8th I'm Howard Solomon, contributing...

June 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

How COVID-19 is accelerating digital transformation for three Canadian CISOs

The COVID-19 crisis has meant a leap in the move to digital transformation at three major Canadian institutions, say their...

June 5th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t fall for this VPN scam, huge attacks on WordPress sites and lessons from a data breach

Don't fall for this VPN scam, huge attacks on WordPress sites and lessons from a data breach Welcome to Cyber...

June 5th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian accounting association website gets hacked

The association representing the country's accountants has warned over 300,000 members and others to watch for phishing scams after discovering...

June 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Study points to risks of apps in Google’s G Suite Marketplace

Organizations using Google's G-Suite can not only add the company's business productivity tools such as Docs, Sheets and Slides. They...

June 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian firm apparently victim of new ransomware tactic: Auctioning stolen data

A Canadian agricultural services company is apparently among the first victims of a new strategy in ransomware: Auctioning stolen data...

June 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – A new ransomware threat, a warning for GitHub users and Apple security updates. 

A new ransomware threat, a warning for GitHub users and Apple security updates. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday...

June 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Privacy watchdog doubts current law completely protects Canadians for COVID-19 apps

The federal privacy commissioner has little faith current laws are strong enough to protect the rights of Canadians if governments...

June 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Many U.S. states don’t use an email protection tool, Windows 10 feature update coming and beware of fake Valorant apps

Many U.S. states don't use an email protection tool, Windows 10 feature update coming and beware of fake Valorant apps....

June 1st, 2020 Howard Solomon
Disappointment - Head on Keyboard

Facing cyber extortion? Hire a professional negotiator, experts say

With organizations increasingly facing targeted combined ransomware and extortion management needs to think about hiring a professional negotiator to deal...

May 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon