Microsoft warns critical vulnerability in Windows already being exploited

Administrators and infosec pros will have to increase the surveillance of their networks for suspicious activity after Microsoft announced the...

March 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Now that more employees are working from home because of COVID-19, time for IT to toughen controls

It's been a week since the Canadian and U.S. governments moved from urging to pressuring organizations to make employees work...

March 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Why aren’t women in cybersecurity? Because sometimes they get groped at work

Early in her career as a network administrator for an American firm, Diana Kelley was groped in a data centre....

March 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Expect phishing attacks on remote workers to increase during COVID-19 pandemic

Threat actors are taking advantage of the increasing number of employees working from home due to the COIVD-19 pandemic by...

March 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

As COVID-19 concerns rise, asset management is vital to secure remote working

A week ago Canadian and U.S. health authorities were saying healthy people could go about their business. Now, they're urging...

March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

COVID-19: BlackBerry, Citrix among firms seeing leap in remote access solution sales

With Canada's Chief Public Health Officer urging Canadians to avoid gatherings of 50 people or more to limit the spread...

March 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Only one woman applied for information security job, a clear signal that ‘something isn’t working right’

Women are slowly increasing their numbers in cybersecurity-related jobs across Canada. Still, Gayleen Gray, the assistant-vice-president and CTO of McMaster...

March 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Canada can learn from U.S. cyber report, says expert

Canadian political and cyber leaders can learn lessons from a new U.S. congressional report on how the U.S. federal government...

March 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon

How IT leaders can prepare for COVID-19 challenges

With the coronavirus spreading globally, industry experts are warning IT leaders to confirm their business recovery and pandemic preparedness plans...

March 9th, 2020 Howard Solomon