NIST release new guidebook about keeping your company safe from cyber attacks

During a year when cyber security has been a concern for everyone from the Canada Revenue Agency, to the FIFA World Cup, its safe to say that it's on the forefront of everyone’s

Published on: July 26th, 2018 Meagan Simpson

Cybersecurity risks at the World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 48

All the latest sports tech news of the week, including World Cup predictions, ticket purchasing through Snapchat, ball tracking at the US Open, and more! Plus, we spoke with Alexis Dorais-Joncas, a security intelligence

Published on: June 18th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

CDN’s #22 Newsmaker of the Year – Michael Calce AKA “Mafiaboy”

Mafiaboy is a name people probably haven’t heard in a while, but the Montreal-born former teen hacker made a comeback in 2017. When he was only 15, Calce launched a series of highly

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Fujifilm and Xerox merge, UK fines companies weak on cybersecurity, Suncor invests in autonomous trucks

Fujifilm and Xerox merge into an $18 billion dollar corporation, the UK government will fine companies millions of dollars for failing to protect against cyberattacks, and Suncor invests big in electric autonomous vehicles.

Published on: February 1st, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Breaches reported by law; Trudeau’s cyber security plan

Get ready for reporting breaches of your security safeguards if you’re covered under federal law; the Trudeau government will release the latest federal cyber security plan and be prepared for more imaginative cyber

Published on: December 27th, 2017 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry’s Crisis Communication Specialization expands to channel partners

Blackberry Solution Providers now have access to BlackBerry AtHoc’s Crisis Communication Specialization tool, allowing them to communicate and collaborate in times of crisis. But the complexion of a crisis is evolving, says Richard

Published on: December 6th, 2017 Alex Coop

Cyber space is the new battlefield

SAN FRANCISCO – Calls for governments and info sec pros around the world to band together to fight nation-state and criminal cyber attacks increased here from keynote speakers at the opening of the

Published on: February 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Healthy skepticism’s role in security

The biggest problems of today’s technology privacy, security – communications, understanding. Or to say it a little differently… privacy and security are an illusion in today’s world! But then, I’ve learned how to

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Max Spindle

North American data breaches at an all time high

If North American enterprises ever had any doubt they are the prime targets of cyber attackers, a new Kaspersky Lab report should erase them. According to the report, based on a global survey of

Published on: November 28th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Kaspersky unveils ATM and PoS security solution

With cyberattacks on retailers growing by the day, it's surprising few security vendors have aimed solutions directly at vectors specific to this industry. Kaspersky Lab is hoping to change that with the release

Published on: June 2nd, 2016 CDN Staff

Ottawa Police Service CIO offers a post-mortem on Web site-crippling DDoS attack

"We’ll start by taking OttawaPolice.ca offline, just to annoy them,” the hacker group Aerith posted on Twitter just after 6 pm on Nov. 22. Not long after, several sources reported that not only

Published on: August 10th, 2015 Shane Schick

Survey says IT professionals believe cyber attacks with potential loss of life imminent

Cyber attacks, which have hit industries ranging from public to private to the very private have yet to translate into physical, rather than simply virtual, implications. All that's about to change if a

Published on: July 20th, 2015 Dave Yin

No business as usual for hackers

The Internet of things, a cashless society and cloud-based everything are all great dreams. But we are beginning to see that the dream can quickly turn into one helluva’ nightmare. Up until the

Published on: June 15th, 2015 Max Spindle

Cost of data breaches to quadruple in four years: Juniper

Market research firm Juniper has released a study on data breaches, which estimates that the resulting cost will reach $2.1 trillion globally in 2019, almost four times that of 2015. The majority of these

Published on: May 19th, 2015 Dave Yin