A one-on-one with cybersecurity leader and award winner Bonnie Butlin

Of all the cybersecurity events that had to take place virtually this year, last month's annual conference of the International...

December 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Microsoft AV now blocks applications with malicious SolarWinds binaries

As more CISOs using SolarWinds' Orion network management suite investigate the possibility of infected updates, Microsoft this morning began blocking...

December 16th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Millions of Cisco devices, plus other enterprise and industrial ones, still affected by two vulnerabilities, says new report

Information and operational network administrators aren't doing a good job of patching their internet-connected devices against two vulnerabilites it discovered,...

December 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Desjardins at fault for huge data breach, say privacy commissioners

Canada's largest financial services data breach was caused by a series of gaps in administrative and technological safeguards, federal and...

December 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Malicious update to SolarWinds’ Orion platform blamed for global hacks, including FireEye

CISOs around the world whose organizations use SolarWinds' Orion IT management platform are scrambling to patch the suite and look...

December 14th, 2020 Howard Solomon

FireEye’s network testing tools were stolen – now what?

This week's admission by FireEye that a suspected nation-state made off with so-called red team test tools it uses to...

December 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Annual total losses from cybercrime including downtime almost $1 trillion, says report

Cybercrime continues to be an increasingly lucrative business for criminals and nation-states, according to a survey by McAfee. Using publicly-available...

December 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Canada doesn’t have a ‘Huawei problem’, says report, it has a 5G strategy problem

For several years the Canadian telecommunications sector has been caught in what some call the "Huawei problem," a set of...

December 9th, 2020 Howard Solomon

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Vulnerabilities in open source TCP/IP could affect millions of devices, Forescout researchers say

Thirty-three vulnerabilities in four open-source TCP/IP stacks may affect the security of millions of internet-connected devices from 150 manufacturers, according...

December 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon