Apple joins FIDO Alliance to help end passwords

Seven years ago a handful of companies including Lenovo and PayPal formed an association to develop open authentication standards to...

February 13th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Failure to better manage keys and certificates putting firms at risk, says new report

Encryption is a vital tool for a chief information security officer in the fight to protect the organization's data, software...

February 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Configuration mistakes blamed for bulk of stolen records last year: IBM

Misconfigured servers accounted for 86 per cent of the record 8.5 billion records compromised around the world last year, according...

February 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

New report warns businesses of coronavirus email scam

Scams that take advantage of fears about the spread of the coronavirus have mainly been aimed at consumers. However, a...

February 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Gavel in court

Canadian privacy czar takes Facebook to court over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The federal privacy commissioner is fulfilling his promise to ask a judge to declare that Facebook contravened Canada’s private sector...

February 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Bell chooses Nokia as ‘first’ 5G network supplier, awaits Huawei decision

Bell has decided not to let the federal government's long-pending decision on allowing carriers here to use Huawei equipment in...

February 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Vodafone to chop Huawei equipment from core of its European wireless network

The United Kingdom's decision last week to limit carriers from putting equipment from Huwaei and other high-risk providers into the...

February 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Three things a new CISO should do

Congratulations: You're the new chief information security officer for an organization. In this time of increasingly successful cyber attacks, on...

February 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canadian open banking review turns to answering data security questions

A committee advising Ottawa on the feasibility of open banking is about to turn its attention to the toughest part...

February 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon