The four-step guide to a summer security tune-up for your organization

Like Santa, cybercriminals know when you’ve been sleeping. And according to the latest statistics, they’ve been busier than ever this...

July 27th, 2018 Cindy Baker

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

Attack combining Office exploits shows need to improve patching speed

Exploits of holes in Microsoft Office have been around for years, but Cisco Systems' Talos threat intelligence service has sighted...

August 15th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Data-driven defence will best protect enterprises, says expert

Tunnel vision is a phrase that describes looking too narrowly at a problem. To use a cliché, you don’t see...

October 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

“Double-compromised” website reveals importance of patching

Compromising a Web site is a common way for threat actors to either get into an organization or spread malware....

August 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

Zen Cart shopping cart issues patch to close XSS vulnerabilities

Open source software is no less vulnerable to security problems than commercial applications. Which is why IT personnel responsible for...

March 29th, 2016 Howard Solomon

data, big data, network, code

Ontario hospital website may have been feeding ransomware, administrator admits

A small Ontario hospital admits its website could have been dispensing links to malware and ransomware as recently as a...

March 21st, 2016 Howard Solomon

Android phones at risk from another Stagefright exploit

Frustration by CISOs with the security of the Android ecosystem continues to increase. The latest reason comes from NorthBit, an...

March 18th, 2016 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Drupal CMS admins cautioned about update problems

The open source Drupal content management platform is among the top free CMS in the world, with an estimated 15...

January 8th, 2016 Howard Solomon