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

Toronto hospital recovering from ransomware attack

A Toronto hospital is recovering after being hit last week by a variant of Ryuk ransomware. However, so far it...

October 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Adwind remote access trojan expanding its reach

Remote access trojans (RATs) are a devious way attackers can burrow into an organization by setting up a backdoor for...

October 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Awareness Month: Attackers are hungrier than defenders

It's probably safe to say most organizations in Canada know a little about cyber security. There have been regular reports...

October 1st, 2019 Howard Solomon

Privacy officers relieved Canadian watchdog isn’t changing the rules

The federal privacy commissioner's decision not to change his office's guidance on whether firms need explicit consent from consumers if...

September 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Verizon report offers recipe for honing incident response plans

If, as experts say, a data breach at every organization is inevitable, arguably the CISO's first line of defence is...

September 26th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canada, U.S. among 26 nations urging rules-based control over cyberspace

Canada is among 26 countries that have issued a joint statement urging the world to agree to rules-based responsible behaviour...

September 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New continuing ed courses to offer path for increasing the number of infosec pros in Canada

For the past few years, Andrea Vega has been a Calgary-based promoter of a gated community in Mexico. But this...

September 24th, 2019 Howard Solomon