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Published: October 18th, 2019

Password lessons: Longer is better, so is salt

Infosec pros who had no idea of how easily a stolen list of hashed passwords could be cracked got a...

October 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Liberals will create a data commissioner position if elected, according to party platform

A new Liberal government will increase the power of the federal privacy commissioner and create a new position of data...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon


Canadians remain worried about data security: Digital ID survey

With files from Alex Coop   While governments and companies say they are paying more attention to cybersecurity, a new...

October 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Trusted Computing Group meets in Toronto to discuss security standards

Representatives of some of the biggest names in computing have been quietly meeting in Toronto this week to discuss some...

October 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Industry anti-messaging abuse group meets this week in Montreal

Tired of getting phony calls from Visa about an alleged abuse of your credit card? Angered about the way your...

October 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2019: Experts say more resources needed to meet cybersecurity skills shortage

Governments and the private sector have to do more if Canada wants to overcome the shortage of cybersecurity talent needed...

October 11th, 2019 Howard Solomon

EU warns of dangers of relying on one 5G equipment supplier

The European Union has warned carriers that relying on a single equipment manufacturer for next-generation 5G cellular networks will increase...

October 10th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Study suggests pace of cyber attacks on Canadian firms increasing

More evidence of the increasing pace of cyber attacks on Canadian organizations has come from a survey of IT leaders...

October 8th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Don’t treat security awareness as a part-time job, says security expert

A security awareness program has to be an essential part of any organization's cyber defence, above and beyond spending money...

October 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon