How you can prepare for the Big Hack in healthcare

Healthcare data sets — from patient records to information about medical practitioners — hold a level of detailed personal information...

February 12th, 2019 Glenn Weir

Security Business Assessment: Steps to secure your business and users

Businesses can no longer afford to take cybersecurity for granted. You can’t read the news without seeing a splashy headline...

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Hashtag Trending – Why airborne Wi-Fi isn’t free; New Zealand gov’t teaching entrepreneurship with video games; Russians have hacked U.S. utilities

The Wall Street Journal explains why you have to pay for Wi-Fi on your flight. The New Zealand government invests...

August 1st, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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

HBO suffers Game of Thrones-sized hack

HBO has become the latest major entertainment company to suffer a significant security breach. Hackers have claimed to have taken...

July 31st, 2017 Alex Radu

How to stay safe online in 2017

The Internet is a great place for memes, games, banking, business, shopping, and more, but it’s unfortunately also a hotspot...

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Breach notification reporting can be complicated without proper skills, tools

A key question raised by pending changes to the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), which require organizations to...

July 18th, 2016 Gary Hilson

#ITWCchats Twitter Recap: Will state-sanctioned hacks make encryption irrelevant?

Update: Thanks again to Nandini Jolly of CryptoMill Technologies Inc. and Laura Tribe of Open Media, and all other participants...

May 31st, 2016 Dave Yin

Stay Secure After Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Reaches End of Life

Stay Secure After Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Reaches End of Life

In the absence of security patches from Microsoft, exploits aimed at vulnerabilities such as Shellshock, Heartbleed, and FREAK, will be...

January 18th, 2016 IT World Canada Team