Password Prompt

Huge cache of stolen credentials both stunning and old news

For infosec pros, news that a security researcher has discovered a massive cache of usernames and passwords - over 1.6 billion...

January 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Iristel now offers ‘cybersecurity as a service’

With organizations increasingly worried about the costs of protecting the enterprise from cyber attacks another Canadian company has jumped into...

January 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ontario electric utilities to report soon on their on cyber security maturity

VAUGHAN, Ont. --The federal and provincial governments have been urging critical sectors of the economy to toughen their cybersecurity defences...

January 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nova Scotia privacy commissioner blames government department for data breaches

A "serious lack of security testing" of Nova Scotia's new freedom of information website was one of the main factors that...

January 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange

Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange now actively recruiting SMBs

After broadening and lowering its pricing, the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange is now actively urging small and mid-sized business to...

January 14th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Taking security to cloud

G Suite adds more phishing alerts

Businesses that use Google's G Suite productivity applications are now getting better warnings of possible cyber threats. The company said...

January 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Let Toronto Public Library hold smart city data, says Board of Trade

Around the world municipalities are eager to become smart cities, but struggling with who should control and set privacy rules over any...

January 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Server Recovery

A lesson on the need for incident playbooks learned the hard way

When consumers type their names into a search engine they want to know how much personal information is available about...

January 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Bank of Montreal to create cybersecurity fusion centre to fight fraud, breaches

Eight months after suffering a data breach the Bank of Montreal says it is integrating its cybersecurity, fraud, and physical security...

January 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon