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WithSecure uncovers Lazarus threat activities targeted at research organizations

North Korean hackers were involved in operational intelligence gathering campaign that disclosed recurring elements of Pyongyang’s hacking toolkit, according to WithSecure, a threat intelligence firm.

IT leaders are investing in efficiency, says MuleSoft

According to MuleSoft’s 8th annual Connectivity Benchmark Report, today’s tech leaders want more from IT and have increased their average IT investment to $11.7 million.

Salesforce lay off new group of employees as part of the previously announced 10 per cent job cuts

Some Salesforce employees have only recently discovered that they are among those affected by the 10 per cent layoff announced last month.

Meta gets positive stock and legal news

Meta investors received a double dose of good news.

Microsoft details threat actors techniques for deploying ransomware

Last year, over 100 threat actors carried out ransomware attacks, and the number of active ransomware families used in attacks surpassed 50, with Microsoft security teams tracking each and every one of them.

Imminent revenue downturn for Apple

Experts predict Apple to report its first quarterly revenue downturn in nearly four years after strict COVID-19 lockdowns and related protests in China impeded iPhone production at its largest assembler Foxconn during the quarter.

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Bolster your first line of defence – 5 tips to foster a security culture

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Understanding Current Cybersecurity Challenges in Law: Legal Considerations for Artificial Intelligence and Technological Development (Article 6)

With strong competition among countries around the world to become cutting edge leaders in AI, artificial intelligence has been a driving force of innovation...

9 Must-Take Actions as Recession Fears Loom

Even as recession indicators sound the alarm, financial analysts and even central banks remain split on the likelihood of a recession. In July, Scotiabank...

Fighting the cyber war: how secure is your enterprise?

Most Canadian companies that are victims of cyber incidents lack even basic recommended security measures. Fortunately, there are achievable steps to take that greatly improve an organization’s cyber security posture.

Expect your ISP to offer more WiFi functionality

Cognitive Systems Corp. has developed WiFi Motion, software that turns all your connected devices into motion sensors without installing any additional hardware. The software...

Your business plan requires better simulations

Most businesses are facing a more demanding business environment that includes: Increasing customer expectations for improved quality and faster delivery. Stronger competitors. More complex...

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TRENDING THIS WEEK

Free cybersecurity resources for Canadian retailers now available

Retail Council of Canada's CyberSecure program will include free webinars, links to resources

30 crazy, wacky gadgets at CES 2023 [Part 1]

Will these ten gadgets improve your life? Headset improves your eyesight Body-editing app Instant NFTs Ultimate baby camera AI...

Rogers-Shaw merger deadline extended to Feb. 17

Rogers, Shaw, and Québecor announced in a joint statement this morning that the deadline to complete the proposed Rogers...

Why boards tune out CISOs, and 4 ways to get them to listen

Many directors think infosec pros speak a foreign language. At the CISO Forum Canada a speaker gave tips on how they can be heard and understood

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Cyber Security Today, Week in Review for Friday, February 3, 2023

This episode features a discussion about a ransomware attack on a US school board, new data-wiping malware, a controversy the over KeePass password manager and the take-down of the Hive ransomware gang's IT infrastructure

Cyber Security Today, Feb. 3, 2023 – Successful ransomware attacks continue

This episode outlines news of four recent ransomware attacks, the release by Cisco Systems of security fixes for industrial products and the guilty plea of a man who tried to extort the software company he worked for 

Hashtag Trending Feb.3rd- Microsoft Azure’s tracking and notifications broken; Twitter paid API; Microsoft Teams incorporates AI

Real-time tracking and notifications of spending on Microsoft Azure broken, Twitter API no longer free to access and Microsoft Teams injects AI...

Hashtag Trending Feb.2- Blind app provides info and support to laid off workers; tech CEO quotes Martin Luther King; ChatGPT for $20

Laid off workers flock to Blind app, PagerDuty CEO quotes Martin Luther King when announcing layoffs and OpenAI charges $20 a month...

Deeper Dive: The Metaverse: Episode 5 – Future Proofing and Resource Guide

In this episode we explore the near-term future of the metaverse and what we need to be doing to understand it in...

Government CIO: Leadership is about patience and strong relationships

Mohammad Qureshi has had a varied and interesting career that has led to his current position as Government of Ontario CIO and...

The symbol Forrester uses to describe CIO-CMO relations in 2015 says it all

The analyst firm publishes an infographic that suggest improvement in the partnership between IT and marketing, but there's one gaping hole

30 crazy, wacky gadgets at CES 2023 [Part 2]

Will these ten gadgets improve your life? AI Aquarium Beverage printer Communicate with your pets Improve your air quality ...

Data Privacy Day: The 10 biggest privacy fines imposed (so far)

  For Data Privacy Week, here's a look at the ten largest privacy fines imposed as of Jan. 27, 2023. This...

A happy holiday gift guide – part one

    Tis the season for worrying about what to buy for friends, colleagues, and loved ones – and what we...

Amazon announces release of new devices and updates in Canada

  Yesterday, Amazon announced new updates and devices at the 2022 Devices and Services event. The company says that these...

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The importance of data security in advancing e-waste activism

Every year, millions of metric tons of e-waste finds its way into landfills around the globe. The WHO forecasts that e-waste produced annually will...

Predictions for the 2023 cyber threat landscape

By Jaime Chanaga As we enter 2023, predictions for what we’ll face in the new year are everywhere, from the economy to healthcare and beyond....

Better understand what healthcare providers need and want

Picture a hospital overflowing with patients, with nurses running to and fro, putting out one fire after another – doing their best to keep...

Finding the way forward with digital spend management

Emerging technologies have revolutionized business processes, yet companies from coast to coast are still wasting time using handwritten records, spreadsheets, and emails to process...

Indoor golf experience provider elevates projector performance

Experience taught the team at Peak Performance & Athletics that when it comes to projector solutions, there is a huge difference between “okay” and...

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