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Hashtag Trending – Goodbye to CDs; Cryptocurrency’s richest people; Uber breach

Best Buy is pulling CDs off shelves this summer, Forbes introduces its first list of Cryptocurrency's richest people, and Uber...

February 8th, 2018 Alex Coop

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Nation-states increasingly working with criminals, warns Ontario security advisor

Most cyber experts attribute the huge data breaches at Equifax and Home Depot to criminals, but Ontario’s security advisor backs...

December 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Cyber security’s ‘sophisticated attacker’ unmasked

At a conference a few weeks ago, I listened to the keynote speaker bemoan the fact that we are all going to...

November 6th, 2017 CIO Association of Canada

Do these 4 things to avoid security breaches: panel

Security breaches might seem inevitable if you're paying attention to the headlines lately, but organizations can avoid that fate by...

October 23rd, 2017 IT World Canada Staff

Equifax CEO: Stolen data wasn’t encrypted, blames human, technological errors

In the past three years credit rating company Equifax spent some US$250 million on cyber security, including protecting consumer data...

October 3rd, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Netflix investing $500M into Canadian content, San Francisco sues Equifax

Netflix lights up the Twitterverse after announcing it will invest half a billion dollars into Canadian content, Equifax is still...

September 29th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – CCleaner and Vevo hacked, marketers hate Apple’s new ad blocking feature

A system maintenance app has been used to distribute malware. MTV’s digital offspring has had more than three terabytes of...

September 19th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Equifax CIO, CSO retire after breach disclosed

Senior officials at many organizations are able to escape the fallout from data breaches, at least publicly. However, when the...

September 17th, 2017 Howard Solomon

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Proposed federal data breach reporting regs good for business: Lawyer

Organizations following the federal privacy law would have to keep a record of every breach of security safeguards for no...

September 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon