Articles By Howard Solomon

New cyber insurance provider for SMBs moves into Canada

Small and medium-sized Canadian businesses have a new choice for cyber insurance after a U.S. based company called Coalition decided to offer its service north of the border. Supported by re-insurer Swiss Re,

Published on: July 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data

Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday July 8th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: July 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software

Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 29th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   In

Published on: June 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google, and more

Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 26th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. A new variety

Published on: June 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Who do you trust on the internet? A look at three scams

COVID, LinkedIn scams take advantage of your trust. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 22nd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Today's podcast deals with three scams, which,

Published on: June 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Google erases bad Chrome extensions, Wells Fargo customers get attacked and Netgear router owners warned

Google erases bad Chrome extensions, Wells Fargo customers get attacked and Netgear router owners warned. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 19th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

How COVID-19 accelerated a hospital’s telemedicine plans

Many organizations have digital transformation plans. For those that were ready, the COVID-19 crisis enabled them to accelerate those plans. A good example is North Carolina’s WakeMed Health and Hospitals, a four-campus not-for-profit institution

Published on: June 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Why a warning wasn’t enough to stop this ransomware attack

Advanced warning should have stopped this ransomware attack, and more on two-factor authentication Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 15th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Last Friday

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Use this tactic to block data breaches

Use this tactic to block data breaches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 12th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Today's podcast offers another example of how

Published on: June 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – A look at the future of work

A look at the future of office work Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday June 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.     What is the future of

Published on: June 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – A look at the future of work

A look at the future of office work Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday June 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. What is the future of office work?

Published on: June 10th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Follow this password advice for safer computing

Follow this password advice for safer computing. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday June 8th I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Having to remember or keep track of passwords

Published on: June 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – A new ransomware threat, warning for GitHub developers, and Apple updates

Today’s podcast describes a new ransomware threat, a warning for GitHub developers, a hacker charged and Apple updates available. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday June 3rd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: June 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Cybercriminals are worried, but business is still good

Cybercriminals are worried, but business is still good. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday May 29th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. I’ve told you about several international police

Published on: May 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Calling for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare, an Android security update, and an alert to Discord users

More calls for an end to cyberattacks on healthcare, watch for Android security update and alert to Discord users Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday May 27th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: May 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon