France calls for nations to condemn malicious cyber activities at opening of International Governance Forum

In an effort to spur stalled global talks on improving cyber security, France today called for nations "to work together prevent...

November 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Senator ‘repelled’ by StatsCan plan to scoop customer spending data from banks

Several senators attacked Statistics Canada’s controversial plan to force banks to hand over personal spending data of tens of thousands...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Bell launches managed IoT security service

Bell Canada launched a managed IoT security service today, aimed at businesses who use Internet-connected sensors, video cameras and switches, as...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Customer tipped off Canada Post of flaw in website tracking

The marijuana business has been quite lucrative for decades, so it's expected that gangs would try to take advantage of Canada's...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

USB flash drive with the word "virus" inside

Industrial firms aren’t sanitizing USB sticks used for ICS updates: Report

For security reasons many companies make sure their industrial control systems (ICS) aren't connected to the Internet. Usually that means...

November 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Five cyber security trends to prepare for: Gartner

STRATFORD, Ont. -- Business leaders are finally getting the importance cyber security, but that doesn’t mean working with management is...

November 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Canadian firms now must report serious data beaches; get ready for more victim lawsuits

Canada’s new mandatory data breach notification law takes effect today. It forces companies that come under the federal data protection...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

An Ontario city’s solution for phishing test failure: Deny staff Internet access

STRATFORD, Ont. -- Getting employees to stop and think before clicking on email attachments is the bane of CISOs. Studies...

November 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ontario town learns ransomware lessons the hard way

STRATFORD, Ont. -- There are two main lessons for CISOs from last April’s ransomware attack on the Ontario cottage country...

October 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon