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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.

This week in Ransomware – Friday May 6, 2022

Ransomware continues to grow at an incredible rate because it is a profitable business. The perpetrators are well financed, extremely creative and very resilient....

Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, May 6, 2022

This episode features a discussion on wiperware, cyber incident reporting obligations, security control over SaaS applications  and World Password Day

Apple, Microsoft, Google expand support for passwordless sign-in

The three companies announce support for new FIDO Alliance

Cyber Security Today, May 6, 2022 – Hacking helped by infected removable storage devices, corporate espionage, and more

This episode reports on the use of removable storage devices to infect companies, a three-year-old campaign to steal intellectual property, another database left open on the internet and patches from Cisco and F5 Networks

World Password Day: How CISOs can get rid of passwords

Help make this year's World Password Day the last by following advice from experts

Cyber Security Today, May 4, 2022 – Advice to IT managers and individuals for World Password Day

This episode reports on taking advantage of World Password Day, tactics of an updated ransomware strain and warnings to toughen email security

Patch warning issued for Avaya, Aruba switches

Security updates need to be installed to patch vulnerabilities in login web portals

Coffee Briefing May 3, 2022 – Equifax Canada’s cloud transformation; Innovate BC opens applications for Ignite program; Square launches Square Loans in Canada; and...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. This briefing is delivered by IT World Canada's editorial team!

Canada should limit police use of facial recognition technology, say privacy commissioners

Use of facial recognition should be limited to serious crimes and identifying certain people at the border, says federal privacy commissioner

Cybersecurity course for disadvantaged youth now offered by Canadian agency

Post-secondary Canadian institutions are increasingly offering cybersecurity courses to help fill the demand for infosec pros. The latest is a Toronto-area not-for profit agency called...

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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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30 valuable hidden iPhone features [Part 1]

Using these ten hidden iPhone features will make your iPhone experience more productive and valuable.

10 free cybersecurity awareness training courses you can take today

A list of 10 organizations that are offering free cybersecurity awareness training courses to help you understand and report security threats and breaches.

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...