Privacy & Security Archives - Page 2

Gavel in court

LifeLabs is trying to block release of full privacy commissioners’ report

LifeLabs, Canada's biggest medical testing laboratory, has decided to seek a court order to block the release of the investigation...

July 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ottawa warns infosec pros to close holes in remote access services

Recent hacks have prompted Canada's cybesecurity monitor to warn IT administrators to immediately patch critical infrastructure and implement two-factor authentication...

July 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Stolen credentials, cloud misconfiguration are most common causes of breaches: study

Stolen or compromised credentials and cloud misconfigurations were the most common causes of malicious breaches among organizations studied, according to...

July 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Financial management app hacked, stolen data giveaway, warning for QNAP users and Garmin attack update

Financial management app hacked, stolen data giveaway, warning for QNAP users and Garmin attack update Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

July 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Computer Screen Code View

Source code from big-name companies leaked online

Several big-name companies haven't been putting enough protection around some of their source code, according to news reports. According to...

July 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Lessons in cloud security learned from a data breach

Lessons in cloud security learned from a data breach Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday July 27th. I'm Howard...

July 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Don’t be fooled by what you don’t see, CouchSurfing hack, bad Android apps and more

Don't be fooled by what you don't see, CouchSurfing hack, bad Android apps and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today....

July 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian story publishing site acknowledges improper access to users’ personal information

A Toronto-based story publishing site says someone may have "improperly accessed" personal information about its users, including their email addresses...

July 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Distraction, stress and convincing fakes are why staff fall for phishing, study suggests

Distraction, stress and fatigue are big reasons why employees make bad cybersecurity decisions, according to a vendor-sponsored report released this...

July 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon
Cyber Security Today - podcast feature

Cyber Security Today – Over a thousand people fell for the bitcoin scam, charges against cyber crooks and another open database

Over a thousand people fell for the bitcoin scam, charges against cyber crooks and another open database found. Welcome to...

July 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon