Cyber Security Awareness Month: Advice from five expert sources

Know your adversary is an old military tactic, but if CISOs are generals in a war it's one they should...

October 31st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Fortinet program that retrains military vets to tackle cyber threats grows in Canada

One of Fortinet's training initiatives for military veterans is picking up steam in Canada, according to the company’s head of...

October 31st, 2019 Alex Coop

Canadian municipalities are on an island fighting ransomware, and hackers are barely trying

Ransomware reared its ugly head many times this year, but as the barrier to entry for deploying ransomware becomes frighteningly...

October 30th, 2019 Alex Coop

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Make training personal

There's little point in training employees about cybersecurity if the organization doesn't have a security policy: You can't go to...

October 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Allow municipalities to share their IT product security assessments, urges infosec pro

ORILLIA, Ont. -- With stretched budgets and small IT departments many municipalities have trouble deciding which hardware, software, cloud and...

October 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Password lessons: Longer is better, so is salt

Infosec pros who had no idea of how easily a stolen list of hashed passwords could be cracked got a...

October 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Advancements in malware have changed the landscape of cybersecurity, says eSentire

When it comes to protecting an organization from malware, it's a constant game of cat and mouse, according to Sean...

October 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Canadians remain worried about data security: Digital ID survey

With files from Alex Coop   While governments and companies say they are paying more attention to cybersecurity, a new...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon