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Zero Trust Security Assessment

Businesses of every size are more concerned about cybersecurity than ever before. New threats emerge daily. Remote workers, cloud architectures, and an explosion of smart devices introduce new vulnerabilities.

Telus and Palo Alto Networks launch new managed cloud security service for Canadian businesses

Telus last week announced the launch of its new managed cloud security service built on global cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks’ Prisma Access technology to help Canadian organizations securely access data and applications from anywhere. 

Canada, allies accuse China of widespread malicious cyber activity

Canada, other members of the Five Eyes intelligence co-operative, and members of NATO today accused China of malicious cyber activity, including responsibility for the Microsoft...

Canadian group helps Microsoft identify vulnerabilities used in spyware

Ciitzen Lab alleges an Israeli company sells spyware to governments that target activists, academics and reporters

Cyber Security Today, July 19, 2021 – A new ransomware advice site, another Windows print spooler problem and more companies caught with unsecured cloud...

Today's podcast reports on a new ransomware advice site, another Windows print spooler problem, more companies caught with unsecured cloud data storage and more applications to patch

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, July 16, 2021

This episode focuses on ransomware and the mysterious and sudden disappearance of websites used by the REvil group

Cyber Security Today, July 16, 2021 – US offers bounty for cybercrooks, Facebook cuts links to spy group and beware of this LinkedIn scam

This report looks at a new bounty for cybercrooks offered by the US, Facebook cuts links to an Iranian spy group and a warning about a LinkedIn scam

Canada’s privacy law applies to Google search, says judge in right to be forgotten case

Case involves the so-called right to be forgotten

Is REvil ransomware gang gone for good or just taking a vacation?

The payment, support and data leak websites of the group are offline, prompting experts to wonder why

Breaking news: SonicWall warns of ‘imminent’ ransomware campaign against certain devices

SonicWall has issued an urgent warning of an "imminent" ransomware to users of its Secure Mobile Access (SMA) and Secure Remote Access (SRA) products. "Through...

Cyber Security Today, July 14, 2021 – Interpol says ransomware may become a pandemic, expert advice on fighting ransomware and security updates for ForgeRock...

Interpol says ransomware may become a pandemic, expert advice on fighting ransomware and security updates for ForgeRock and Etherpad. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s...

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Security Resource Kit

Security Training Resource Kit

Experts say that training can reduce security incidents by anywhere from 45% to 70%. "We asked ourselves why security training couldn't be fun as well as informative." IT World Canada and it's creative arm, Amazing! Agency have created some training materials which actually make security training engaging and interesting. Each unit starts with a fun video or interactive game and let's you get the interest of the group....

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Has your iPhone been hacked?

We've listed 13 ways hackers can compromise iPhones and highlighted ways to protect yourself and your data.

Tour Trend Micro’s new cyber security research lab in Toronto

  Cyber threats are becoming increasingly sophisticated, targeting everything from your inbox to elections, and Canada sees its fair share of them. Between 2011 and...

IBM Think 2018 at a glance

Ginni Rometty, IBM chairman, president and CEO, during her chairman’s address at the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas. Photo by Alex Coop. More than...

Executives tell us their password security best practices

For Cyber Security Awareness month in Canada, we asked executives in the tech community about their best practices for password security.