MafiaBoy reveals the next weakest link in security

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay, CNN

Published on: June 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

McAfee strategy won’t change with privatization, says exec

Chief information security officers (CISO) who have bought McAfee solutions and channel partners that sell them won’t see big changes immediately when Intel completes the sale of its Security Group to a private

Published on: September 15th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Companies may soon stop using passwords altogether

Should passwords be a thing of the past? Despite services like LastPass and browser autocomplete functions making password management easier than ever, passwords continue to be among the weakest links in enterprise security. Rather than

Published on: January 28th, 2016 CDN Staff

Top 12 security predictions for 2016

Twelve months ago when I started covering cybersecurity the state of things was pretty bleak: 2014 marked another record year of data breaches, there was no miracle technology that would seal the cracks

Published on: January 11th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Insider threats blamed on loss of access control, mistreating employees

CSOs are increasingly worried about their worst nightmare — insider data theft. After all, insiders have legitimate access to the organization’s most valuable data. Despite the screening employees go through, a number —

Published on: June 12th, 2015 Howard Solomon

Long View names former Telus security exec as new CISO

IT consulting firm Long View has appointed as its security chief a long-time executive for Canadian telecommunication giants. Long View announced that Gary Hawkings, a security technology and operations expert, will be the

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Nestor Arellano