Email compromise could cost an organization up to $2 million: Report

Organizations are increasingly turning to software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings to save money on on-premise applications. Improved security is also touted as...

August 1st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Exposing SamSam ransomware

Email -- either through spam or spear-phishing -- is one of the most popular ways attackers spread ransomware. That means...

July 31st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Email mistakes by U.K. inquiry lead to $345,000 privacy fine

Technology can do wonders to strengthen the security and privacy activities of an organization, but it can only go so...

July 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Ontario home healthcare provider hacked, attacker wants money ‘for telling them how to fix their security’

The attacker would like to portray itself as providing a service, but ransom and blackmail are better words. CBC News...

July 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon

How to attempt to influence an election: Start with a spear-phishing campaign

Canadians worried about the possibility of a foreign government trying to secretly use the Internet to influence politics here could...

July 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Cost of Canadian data breaches continues to rise, says study

The average cost of data breaches at Canadian companies is going up, it’s taking them longer to detect breaches and...

July 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Protection of systems from internal attacks is “rather poor,” says vendor

Infosec pros spend big bucks every year attempting to better secure their networks and assets. But if a new vendor report...

July 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Look for transferable capabilities, not set skills, to beat cyber talent shortage: Deloitte

Trying to fill the demand for cyber security talent is arguably the second most important job a CISO faces.  But...

July 6th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Another Emotet banking trojan campaign is spreading, warns Canadian managed security provider

A Canadian security vendor  has warned of seeing evidence of an increase in the number of customers successfully infected by...

July 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon