BlackBerry Government U.S.
Canadian ambassador to the U.S. David MacNaughton second from left) joins BlackBerry CEO John Chen and others to open BlackBerry Government Solutions in Washington, D.C.

Published: March 13th, 2019

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Cyber Security Today – Citrix Systems data breach; finding talent to secure the government; car alarms gone wrong

Citrix Systems is targeted in a state-sponsored cyber attack seeking government secrets. Meanwhile, the U.S. is struggling to find the...

March 11th, 2019 Alex Coop

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What to do about the alleged Chinese motherboard spy chip

It's been a week since Bloomberg BusinessWeek stunned the world by alleging a mysterious tiny chip was found on some...

October 11th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending- U.S. states ask courts to reinstate net neutrality; Apple may update Air and Mini; Huawei fakes ad photos

U.S. states are asking the courts to reinstate net neutrality rules, Apple may be updating MacBook Air and Mini, and...

August 22nd, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Microsoft closes six sites allegedly set up by Russian-linked threat group

The alleged Russian-linked threat group known as APT28 has been blamed for more mischief in the United States, this time...

August 21st, 2018 Howard Solomon

Canada watching for cyber threats to 2019 election, says government

Canada is "working hard to ensure that the 2019 elections are protected and defended against cyber threats and foreign interference,"...

August 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality officially dead; Amazon under fire for Chinese factory conditions

Federal net neutrality is officially dead in the U.S. A cyber attack lowers BitCoin’s value to around $7200. And working...

June 12th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

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Hashtag Trending – Washington sues Google and Facebook; ZTE strikes deal with U.S.; Sonos’ new Alexa-enabled speaker

The state of Washington has sued Google and Facebook for allegedly not disclosing who purchased election ads. Chinese smartphone manufacturer...

June 8th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Governments should use buying, regulatory power to fight botnets: Expert

Draft U.S. government recommendations on ways to reduce the threat of automated botnets launching denial of service attacks and spreading...

January 12th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Facing the laptop carry-on ban

Canada is still studying whether it will follow American and U.K. rules forbidding airline passengers flying out of a number...

March 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon