Articles By Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Jan. 28, 2019 — Data Privacy Day advice for consumers and businesses

This is Data Privacy Day, so here's advice for consumers -- take control over your privacy -- and businesses --...

January 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Jan. 25, 2019 – Unpatched software on your PC, angry ex-employee and another misconfigured server

A lot of people have unpatched software on your PC, an angry ex-employee hurts his former company and another misconfigured...

January 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Voicemail phishing scam goes after passwords

As if warning staff about suspicious email document attachments and links isn't enough, now infosec pros have to tell them...

January 25th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Phishing

Train staff to watch for vishing, smishing: Report

Email phishing campaigns are one of the favoured tools of cyber attackers these days. But employees need to also be...

January 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Jan. 23, 2019 — Thousands of malicious websites shut, global meeting on cyber security

Thousands of malicious websites shut, global meeting on cyber security and Android file manager warning Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

January 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon
Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace - Geneva meeting

Geneva meeting continues attempt to create no-go rules for cyber space

As nations continue accusing each other of being behind cyber attacks and manipulating social media, another international meeting is taking...

January 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

French regulator fines Google heavily for lack of transparency

North American companies with operations that come under the European Union's tough privacy law have been warned by a new...

January 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Choosing an MSSP: The experience of four Ontario power utilities

VAUGHAN, Ont. -- Managed security service providers regularly romance IT managers of small to mid-sized organizations, promising big gains in...

January 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today: Jan. 21, 2019 — Huge cache of stolen passwords, unique Android malware and Linux trouble

A huge cache of stolen passwords revealed by a security researcher, unique Android malware uses motion sensor and Linux attack...

January 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon
Password Prompt

Huge cache of stolen credentials both stunning and old news

For infosec pros, news that a security researcher has discovered a massive cache of usernames and passwords - over 1.6 billion...

January 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon