Canadian consumers aren’t taking IoT security seriously enough, says ESET report

Despite rampant outbreak of cybersecurity incidents, consumers are still not taking proper steps to safeguard their internet-connected devices, concluded an...

October 15th, 2019 Tom Li

McAfee MPOWER conference focuses on AI and the cloud

It's about time. That was the theme of security firm McAfee's MPOWER conference in Las Vegas, where it unveiled new...

October 15th, 2019 Lynn Greiner

From physical bills to the internet, fraud is alive and well, and partnerships are the key to stomping it out

By Larry Zelvin Executive vice-president and head of Financial Crimes Unit, BMO Financial GroupĀ  The U.S. $20-dollar bill was once...

October 13th, 2019 IT World Canada Staff

SecTor 2019: The past, present, and future of malware

The Creeper Worm, the first known computer virus, was designed in 1971 by Robert H. Thomas. It doesn't have the...

October 11th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2019: Experts say more resources needed to meet cybersecurity skills shortage

Governments and the private sector have to do more if Canada wants to overcome the shortage of cybersecurity talent needed...

October 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is nothing new, although it remains a popular cyber attack that continues to deliver devastating results, according to cybersecurity...

October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

RCMP charges two in Montreal over Bell customer data theft

RCMP arrested two Montrealers on charges of stealing Bell customer data. Nana Koranteng and Jesiah Russel-Francis were arrested by RCMP...

October 9th, 2019 Tom Li

Study suggests pace of cyber attacks on Canadian firms increasing

More evidence of the increasing pace of cyber attacks on Canadian organizations has come from a survey of IT leaders...

October 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian credit reporting agency compromised through third party

A hacker was able to access financial information on 37,000 Canadians or businesses held by credit reporting agency TransUnion Canada...

October 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon