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SecTor 2018: Canadian firms not quite ready for new mandatory breach notification

With less than a month to go before Canada’s mandatory breach notification regime an expert doubts many of the country’s...

October 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

McAfee names Jann Arden as 2018’s most dangerous Canadian celebrity

Jann Arden is the most dangerous celebrity to search online, says McAfee Corp. The Calgary-born singer-songwriter is associated with the...

October 2nd, 2018 Tom Li
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Canadian Centre for Cyber Security opens, to be focus for federal safety efforts

The country’s new consolidated cyber security hub opens today, promising better government co-operation with the private sector on threat analysis and...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Canadian firms not training enough, says expert

Oops! That’s the word infosec pros don’t want to hear from an organization’s staff. But after years of warnings, pleas,...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Oct. 1, 2018–Bank machines and password managers

Bank machines being hacked, be careful of Android password managers and advice for using a password manager. Welcome to Cyber...

October 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

90 million Facebook users have to log back in after security incident

It's not been a good week for Facebook. Today the social media giant admitted almost 50 million accounts may have...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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UEFI rootkit discovered in the wild, says security vendor

Infosec pros are being warned to make sure Secure Boot is enabled on all PCs after a security vendor says...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Cyber Security Today: Sept. 28, 2018 — Canadian government data breaches, kill that Android app, Web site woes for US government

Report on Canadian government data breaches, kill that recorder Android app and Web site woes for U.S. government Welcome to...

September 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada’s privacy laws ‘sadly falling behind’ other countries: Privacy commissioner

Canada’s privacy legislation is "sadly falling behind what is the norm in other countries," says the federal privacy commissioner. In...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Uber pays US$148 million fine after data breach allegedly concealed

Uber Technologies has agreed to pay a US$146 million fine to American authorities and promised to tighten security to settle...

September 27th, 2018 Howard Solomon