Data Breach Graphic

Final federal data breach notification regulations released

Ottawa has released the final version of its data breach notification regulations, which confirms that companies covered by federal privacy...

April 18th, 2018 Howard Solomon

How to secure consumer IoT devices in the enterprise

CISOs have to worry about securing two kinds of IoT devices: Enterprise-grade they buy, which likely have security controls; and...

April 17th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Internet of Things Canada IDC

Microsoft designs Linux-based secure processor for IoT platform

In a bid to boost the security of so-called Internet of Things devices, Microsoft will licence royalty-free a powerful and...

April 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

cloud security

Percentage of firms with cloud-first strategy drops, McAfee survey shows

Virtually every business uses at least one cloud service today and there’s no doubt the percentage will increase over time....

April 16th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Don’t expect too many secrets from the new Centre for Cyber Security

For some time the private sector has complained it isn’t getting enough information from the federal government’s cyber spies when...

April 13th, 2018 Howard Solomon

DNS services

DNS filtering a critical part of a defence in depth strategy, says CIRA official

The strategy of having multiple layers of defence to protect IT networks is almost as old as the Internet. And...

April 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Ottawa will share more cyber threat information with business, MP promises

Ottawa is determined the two new cyber security agencies announced in the recent federal budget will work closer with business...

April 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Data breach notification in Canada

Ransomware the most common malware CISOs face today, says Verizon

Ransomware is the most common type of malware organizations are likely to face today, according to the latest annual analysis of global incidents and data...

April 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Adobe hack might be worse than thought: Report

Attacks on Cisco switches a reminder to pay attention to year-old fix

There may be mischief-making in the attacks last week against Russian and Iranian organizations with Cisco System switches. According to news...

April 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon