Privacy Archives - Page 105

Cisco to buy cloud security provider

Cisco Systems intends to strengthen its security portfolio by buying OpenDNS,  a company that  provides a cloud-based service to block malware....

June 30th, 2015 Howard Solomon
cloud security

How CISOs can find and secure rogue cloud applications

An insurance company is not the enterprise whose staff should be fooling around with insecure cloud applications. But with software-as-a-service...

June 26th, 2015 Howard Solomon
security and privacy issues

Industrial control system breaches rising, says new report

Breaches that result in the theft of millions of pieces of personal data get big headlines, such as those involving...

June 25th, 2015 Howard Solomon
Bank vault

Cyber attacks on financial sector three times other industries: Report

In March of this year 15 Canadian financial institutions were targeted by new a malware attack aimed at stealing passwords....

June 23rd, 2015 Howard Solomon
Canadian government in IT matters

New federal privacy law in effect, but not mandatory data breach disclosure – yet

The devil is in the details, is an old saying. When it comes to laws, it might be "the devil...

June 18th, 2015 Howard Solomon
DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Hacktivist group temporarily takes down Canadian federal sites

Distributed denial of service attacks like the one the federal government faced Wednesday are "distracting, uncomfortable and can be damaging,"...

June 17th, 2015 Howard Solomon

SC Congress: Use Linux to fight malware, and let business learn security-speak

With over 30 sessions in two days there was a lot to cover at this year's SC Congress conference in...

June 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon
DDoS Attack Brick Wall

Stop DDoS attacks, CISOs urged

In March the GitHub software development platform suffered a sustained Distributed Denial of service attack, flooding the site with high...

June 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Insider threats blamed on loss of access control, mistreating employees

CSO are increasingly worried about their worst nightmare -- insider data theft. After all, insiders have legitimate access to the...

June 11th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Without threat intelligence ‘you’re just throwing darts at a board,’ Cdn IT pros told

A threat intelligence system is essential for organizations to have today to meet the challenge of sophisticated attackers, a security...

June 10th, 2015 Howard Solomon