Alert sounded for return of decades-old crypto vulnerability

Security teams in Canadian organizations that use encryption products and services should be contacting their vendors to see if their...

December 13th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Mobile app stores still source of malicious content, says report

CISOs looking for ammunition to remind employees of the dangers of downloading apps for mobile devices can cite the latest...

December 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Password Prompt

Searchable database of 1.4 billion stolen credentials found on dark web

A security vendor has discovered a huge list of easily searchable stolen credentials in cleartext on the dark web which...

December 11th, 2017 Howard Solomon

security and privacy issues

Aporeto says solution does away with traditional network security approach

As the number of cyber threats to networks and applications increases so does the number of startups offering new ways...

December 8th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Set vulnerability priorities for effective patch management

This week I interviewed the CTO of Palo Alto Networks, who had some terse words about CISOs who aren't prioritizing...

December 7th, 2017 Howard Solomon

oops, mistake, error

Too many CISOs ‘going through the motions,’ says Palo Alto Networks exec

Chief information and security officers aren’t being rigorous enough in their strategies to protect their organizations, says the CTO and...

December 6th, 2017 Howard Solomon

arrest, handcuff, police, fraud

Canadian threat researchers help take down Andromeda botnet

Threat researchers from the Montreal division of security vendor Eset combined with colleagues from Microsoft to help the FBI and...

December 5th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Data Breach Graphic

PayPal’s Canadian subsidiary, TIO, says breach may have affected 1.6 million

PayPal has acknowledged after weeks of investigation that its Vancouver-based online and mobile bill payment subsidiary, Tio Networks (TIO), suffered a...

December 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Canadian SMBs hit by ransomware paid out $5.7 million over 12 months: Survey

Accurate and detailed figures on data breaches in Canada from are hard to come by, so we have to rely...

December 4th, 2017 Howard Solomon