How to attempt to influence an election: Start with a spear-phishing campaign

Canadians worried about the possibility of a foreign government trying to secretly use the Internet to influence politics here could...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cost of Canadian data breaches continues to rise, says study

The average cost of data breaches at Canadian companies is going up, it’s taking them longer to detect breaches and...

July 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Protection of systems from internal attacks is “rather poor,” says vendor

Infosec pros spend big bucks every year attempting to better secure their networks and assets. But if a new vendor report...

July 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Look for transferable capabilities, not set skills, to beat cyber talent shortage: Deloitte

Trying to fill the demand for cyber security talent is arguably the second most important job a CISO faces.  But...

July 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Another Emotet banking trojan campaign is spreading, warns Canadian managed security provider

A Canadian security vendor  has warned of seeing evidence of an increase in the number of customers successfully infected by...

July 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

The limits of an insider threat program

Insider threats are always on the minds of CISOs, although defining the threat is one of the biggest problems. Some...

July 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

UK minimum cyber security standard should be followed in Canada, says expert

There's no shortage of advice to infosec leaders about what they ought to be doing to tighten the IT security...

July 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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CompTIA paper helps firms to build a cyber security culture

Cyber security is on the minds of most members of boards and the C-suite. However, there are still many other organizations that...

July 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Two upcoming government projects show future for digital ID in Canada

Governments are tremendous issuers of paper needed by businesses which they regularly need access to, ranging from licences to reports....

June 22nd, 2018 Howard Solomon