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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.

Study shows lack of disaster planning

Despite recent examples such as the blackout in Ontario and raging forest fires inrn British Columbia, many Canadian organizations still fail to see the need for arn comprehensive disaster recovery plan.

Blackout highlights enterprise need for backup plans

Despite last month's debilitating power outage, for many Ontario-based enterprises it was still business continuity as usual in the wake of the catastrophe, according to a couple of IT managed services providers.

All about defaults

The number one vulnerability in computer systems, says one of the outfits that's supposed to know about these things, lies not in faulty firewalls but in . . . default settings.

Hack forces security audit at Morningstar Canada

Summary: Morningstar Inc.'s Canadian subsidiary is being forced to spend thousands of dollars on a security audit to reassure users about the safety of its investment-research Web site after a person claimed he broke into the unit's servers and accessed confidential customer information.

Fax-to-e-mail service launched nationally

For Asset Management Associates Inc. (AMAI), a consulting company in Toronto, privacy is a very important issue.

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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.