Articles By Howard Solomon

Why aren’t women in cybersecurity? Because sometimes they get groped at work

Early in her career as a network administrator for an American firm, Diana Kelley was groped in a data centre....

March 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today – Canada’s Trudeau dragged into COVID-19 scam, how not to be victimized by SIM card swaps, NutriBullet hit and more

Canada's Trudeau dragged into COVID-19 scam, how not to be victimized by SIM card swaps, NutriBullet hit and more. Welcome...

March 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Expect phishing attacks on remote workers to increase during COVID-19 pandemic

Threat actors are taking advantage of the increasing number of employees working from home due to the COIVD-19 pandemic by...

March 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

As COVID-19 concerns rise, asset management is vital to secure remote working

A week ago Canadian and U.S. health authorities were saying healthy people could go about their business. Now, they're urging...

March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue. Here’s how to avoid them

Covid-19 scams continue. Here's how to avoid them Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 18th. I'm Howard Solomon,...

March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

COVID-19: BlackBerry, Citrix among firms seeing leap in remote access solution sales

With Canada's Chief Public Health Officer urging Canadians to avoid gatherings of 50 people or more to limit the spread...

March 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams multiply, stolen corporate documents from ransomware attack and a data breach with big implications

COVID-19 scams multiply, stolen corporate documents from ransomware attack and a data breach with big implications Welcome to Cyber Security...

March 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Only one woman applied for information security job, a clear signal that ‘something isn’t working right’

Women are slowly increasing their numbers in cybersecurity-related jobs across Canada. Still, Gayleen Gray, the assistant-vice-president and CTO of McMaster...

March 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today – Avoid this COVID-19 map, get Wise about this phoney website, a big payday for crooks and women in cyber security

Avoid this Covid-19 map, get Wise about this phoney website, a big payday for crooks and women in cybersecurity. Welcome...

March 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon
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Canada can learn from U.S. cyber report, says expert

Canadian political and cyber leaders can learn lessons from a new U.S. congressional report on how the U.S. federal government...

March 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon