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Ontario PC Party adds ransomware to list of troubles

Following a tumultuous week that saw both its leader and its president resign in the face of allegations of sexual...

January 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Pradeo teams with Samsung to offer better mobile security for Knox handsets

Mobile device protection vendor Pradeo Security Systems is now offering its threat detection capability for handsets from Samsung running the...

January 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Canadian firms should create code to clarify online information take-down policies: Report

Companies should create a Code of Practice clarifying if and how they will oblige people who demand personal information online...

January 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Data Privacy Day 2018: ‘We’re entering an era of flux and uncertainty’

There is no rest for those charged with ensuring personal data held by organizations remains safe. So while Data Privacy...

January 26th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ransomware blamed for doubling of reported cyber incidents in 2017

There may have been as many as 160,000 breaches of security controls, data thefts or disruption of business operations last...

January 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ontario transit agency ‘extremely confident’ cyber attack came from North Korea

Infosec experts are wondering why someone in North Korea planted malware on a computer system run by Metrolinx, the provincially run...

January 24th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Salesforce CEO calls for heightened regulation and leadership changes among tech giants

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called for a shift in culture among tech leaders that emphasizes trust, while calling out former...

January 23rd, 2018 Alex Coop

Bell acknowledges data breach

Bell Canada has acknowledged hackers have accessed personal information of what it has told CBC News are less than 100,000...

January 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Intel urges halt to installing its Meltdown/Spectre patches

After getting reports 11 days ago that some Intel-based computers were undergoing high amounts of reboots after installing patches to...

January 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon
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Former Ontario chief of staff convicted for email deletion

When administrations change in government it isn't unusual for office holders and their staff to have the IT department wipe...

January 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon