Anonymous hits U.K. sites over Assange

Anonymous hits U.K. sites over Assange

With WikiLeaks head Julian Assange still seeking refuge in an embassy in London, the hackvitist group Anonynous claims to have...

August 21st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Security firms push free Gauss detection tools

Security firms push free Gauss detection tools

A new weapon in the world of cyberwar has been discovered in the form of the Gauss trojan. Here's the...

August 10th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Employee security training for the frugal

Employee security training for the frugal

Buying, installing and maintaing security systems can be pretty expensive, but it can cost virtually nothing to address your weakest...

August 9th, 2012 brian bloom

Reporter’s hacking ordeal is a security lesson

Reporter’s hacking ordeal is a security lesson

Wired reporter Mat Honan went through a terrible ordeal a few days ago -- his GMail account was hacked, his...

August 7th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Interview: Tony Busseri on voter data security

Interview: Tony Busseri on voter data security

In this week's podcast, we speak to Tony Busseri, CEO of Route1 Inc., a Toronto-based security and identity management company,...

August 3rd, 2012 brian bloom

Setting IT user policies that work

Setting IT user policies that work

As this article points out, there's no sense in establishing policies that users cannot or will not follow. There's also...

August 2nd, 2012 brian bloom

Always-on encryption justified, say analysts

Always-on encryption justified, say analysts

The call from Ontario’s privacy commissioner for organizations to always encrypt data on any mobile device staff use -- whether they...

August 1st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Who cares if Microsoft listens to my Skype calls?

Is Skype secure or not? That's been a hot question in the last month (see here for example) as certain...

August 1st, 2012 Howard Solomon

Elections Ontario lashed for missing data fiasco

Elections Ontario lashed for missing data fiasco

Any organization that lets staff use a portable device capable of holding customer information – including laptops -- should insist...

July 31st, 2012 Howard Solomon