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Published: May 31st, 2018

BMO, CIBC extortion threat shows evolution in cyber crime

The apparent attempt by hackers to extort two Canadian banks for millions of dollars is another sign of the ever-changing...

May 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon


Canadian sentenced to five years for helping Russia hack email of targets

A U.S. judge has given a five-year prison sentence to Canadian Karim Baratov for his role in helping Russians hack Yahoo...

May 29th, 2018 Howard Solomon

BMO, CIBC victims of cyber breach, attackers demand $1 million from each in cryptocurrency

Canadian banks rarely acknowledge they've been involved in a cyber security incident. On Monday two of the country's biggest retail...

May 28th, 2018 Howard Solomon

RightsCon report: Universities should form cyber attribution network

When any cyber attack is publicly revealed one of the first questions asked is, ‘Who did it?’ In an environment...

May 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon

data centres, servers, server room, technology, data management

CISOs need to know what they want a SIEM for, says McAfee exec

System incident and event management (SIEM) systems have a reputation for being hard to configure and tune. But analytics, orchestration...

May 15th, 2018 Howard Solomon

The Internet

Regulate IoT devices for security, says BlackBerry CSO

Another senior tech industry official has joined the call for government regulation of Internet of Things devices. The call came...

May 14th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Spending on cybersecurity may boost retail sales, report suggests

There's more evidence that spending on cybersecurity may help retailers sell their products. According to a Capgemini survey of 6,120...

May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canadians don’t take cyber threats seriously, says ex-national security advisor

Abuse of the Internet by countries, criminals and terrorists is only going to increase until governments draw a line in...

May 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Planned cyber security institute could serve Canadian application innovators

Clarification: On May 17 Carleton University told ITWC  that while an arrangement with the Canadian Cybersecurity Innovation Institute has been...

May 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon