Tuesday, July 27, 2021
HomePrivacy & Security

Privacy & Security

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.

Want to create a great customer experience? Modernize your IAM

If organizations want to build customer trust, it’s crucial to modernize their customer identity and access management (CIAM) platforms as part of their digital...

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, July 9, 2021

This episode features a discussion about the Kaseya #ransomware attack, fighting brute force password-cracking and the Windows print spooler vulnerability

Canada among prime targets of new Office macro infection tactic

Report from McAfee outlines how an attacker tries to get around macro protections in Microsoft suite

Cyber Security Today, July 9, 2021 – Don’t be caught by Black Widow movie scams, another Accellion FTA hack and more

This morning's podcast reports on Black Widow movie scams, another Accellion FTA hack, Windows and Sage security updates more privacy protection for Firefox users in Canada

Kaseya delays restoration of VSA cloud service to July 11

SaaS service and patch for on-premise versions of the remote IT monitoring platform will be ready by Sunday afternoon, CEO promises

Microsoft issues partial fix for ‘PrintNightmare’ vulnerability

Microsoft issues patch KB5004945 to amend a critical vulnerability in the Windows Print Spooler service.

Beware of emails with alleged Kaseya-themed security updates

Malwarebytes finds phishing message promising a ransomware update from Microsoft

Cyber Security Today, July 7, 2021 – More fall-out from the Kaseya ransomware attack, privacy worries over the Audacity audio editor and more bad...

Today's podcast offers advice on protection from ransomware attacks, outlines privacy worries over the new data collection policies of the Audacity audio editor and describes more bad Android apps

Kaseya on-prem users will have to wait longer for patch against ransomware

Company says patch will be available within 24 hours of SaaS version coming online. It also says 1,500 customers of 60 service providers were hit by ransomware

Coffee Briefing, July 6, 2021 – Qualcomm dumps Arm for PC; FTC charges Broadcom; used cars to get expensive in Canada;and more

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. These briefings drop on Tuesday mornings. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered...

Featured Security Download

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....

Privacy & Security Videos

Privacy & Security Blogs


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.