Attackers still exploiting old vulnerabilities, says NTT report

Failure to patch old vulnerabilities is still a leading cause of breaches of security controls, says a new report. In...

May 21st, 2020 Howard Solomon

corporate data breach prevention and mitigation

Three factors involved in the bulk of data breaches: Verizon

Credential theft, social engineering attacks (including phishing and business email compromise) and human errors were involved in just over two-thirds...

May 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry report says data losses increasing due to cloud misconfiguration

Threat actors made "notable achievements" in 2019, according to a new report analyzing trends in cybercrime. "Their focus on improving...

February 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Configuration mistakes blamed for bulk of stolen records last year: IBM

Misconfigured servers accounted for 86 per cent of the record 8.5 billion records compromised around the world last year, according...

February 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian currency, money, dollar bills

Average cost of a data breach is nearly $4 million, says study

The cost of a data breach has risen 12 per cent over the past five years and could cost an...

July 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Almost all of the world’s biggest banks vulnerable to web or mobile attacks: Vendor study

Banks are among the biggest profit-makers in the world and can afford the best in cybersecurity among private sector firms....

July 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon

bandaid, fix, repair

How widespread are security holes? Cisco finds most of its devices are unpatched

Unpatched systems on networks creates dangerous holes that are ripe for exploiting. But updating efforts by IT departments is pretty...

January 19th, 2016 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Fewer than 60 per cent of Canadian companies surveyed have security training program: Report

Canadian organizations are taking more steps than ever to fight online attacks, but a new survey raises questions about whether...

January 14th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Canadians shy about mobile buying, says market study

With an increasing number of Canadians using mobile device for work as well as play, the ability to buy products...

November 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon