Lisa Kearney, left and Rima Aristocrat told conference of barriers women face in cyber security. Photo by Howard Solomon

Published: July 19th, 2019

Bulk of cyber budget should go to awareness training, not technology, says expert

BRAMPTON, Ont. -- As a penetration tester Joshua Crumbaugh has a number of weapons, the biggest of which are his...

July 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Cost of mounting an APT attack could be as low as US$15,000, says vendor

The cost of developing a package of tools for an advanced persistent threat (APT) attack could be as little as...

July 11th, 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

Mac client of Zoom video conferencing has serious bug, warns researcher

The Mac client of the widely-used Zoom enterprise video conferencing cloud service has a serious vulnerability that could allow an...

July 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Focus on IT security basics to prevent breaches, urges latest Online Trust Alliance report

A group of experts has issued another call for infosec pros to focus on implementing basic IT security protocols if...

July 9th, 2019 Howard Solomon

VMware, Cisco Systems issue security warnings

IT administrators have been warned by two of the biggest suppliers of enterprise products of security vulnerabilities. VMware issued an...

July 4th, 2019 Howard Solomon

University of Ottawa student news site nearly wiped off Internet

A week-old backup has saved the University of Ottawa's online student news site The Fulcrum from being wiped off the...

July 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Florida city IT director fired after ransomware attack

Things are hot in Florida, and it's not just the weather. Three municipalities in the state are reeling after being...

July 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

Huge data theft by employee at Canadian credit union

Employee misconduct is among the biggest worries of CISOs. They hope staffers can be trusted so the focus is on...

June 21st, 2019 Howard Solomon