Keylogger, vulnerable server led to Cathay Pacific Airlines breach, says report

Two groups, one who installed a keylogger on a server, the other who exploited a vulnerability on an unsecured Internet-facing...

June 7th, 2019 Howard Solomon

DIACC releases first model of Canadian digital trust framework as companies show off solutions

Later this summer the Niagara Health regional authority will launch a mobile medical app which will eventually let area residents...

June 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Teamwork

CISOs have to work closer with business, says Gartner analyst

When an industry analyst gives a talk on the 'State of Data Security,' it's hard to expect sunshine. At the...

June 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Social media giants focus of three-day parliamentary hearing in Ottawa

The invitations have been sent to chief executives of some of the world's biggest social media platforms, but no one...

May 27th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nearly 100 malicious email campaigns aimed at Canadian organizations in Q1: Report

IT security experts say they still come across business leaders in Canada who don't believe their organization will be targeted...

May 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Password Prompt

Google admits two password hash blunders, one dating back 14 years

Google likes to boast about its security, but on Tuesday it admitted making two password hash storage blunders. one of...

May 22nd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Canadian privacy experts praise San Francisco ban on facial recognition software

Canadian privacy experts say this week's decision by San Francisco forbidding county and municipal departments from using facial recognition technology...

May 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Industry, government, academics form group to help solve Canada’s cyber talent shortage

Another piece of the Information Technology Association of Canada's strategy for increasing the number of cyber security professionals has fallen...

May 16th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Seventeen countries sign promise to fight spread of online extremist content

Canada is among 17 countries and eight technology companies that today endorsed the so-called Christchurch Call to Action for governments...

May 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon