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Employees unclear about surveillance in their workplace, new report reveals

A new report from Capterra has found that more than a third of Canadian employees are being monitored with software at work.

Privacy commissioners find Tim Hortons violated privacy laws

Results of a joint investigation launched in June 2020 by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) and Canada’s three provincial private...

Cyber Security Today, May 30, 2022 – Canadian and U.S. wireless carriers update their Android utilities, a jump seen in Clop ransomware victims, and...

Canadian and U.S. wireless carriers update their Android utilities, a jump seen in Clop ransomware victims, and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday,...

Cyber Security Today, May 27, 2022 – Another warning to app developers, and an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang is arrested

This episode reports on more compromised open-source packages found, and the arrest of an alleged leader of a business email compromise gang 

Cyber Security Today, May 25, 2022 – A Linux trojan is spreading, malware aimed at security researchers and more

This episode reports on the spread of a Linux trojan, malware targeting at security researchers, phishing attacks on Russian government entities, GM rewards program hacked and more

Cyber Security Today, May 23, 2022 – A work from home warning, students are victims of ransomware, and more

This episode reports on being prepared for working from hone, hacking contents winners, a ransomware attack on a third-party public school data provider amd more

The state of Digital ID in Canada

Digital ID is coming to Canada, bringing with it a host of questions and even some concerns from privacy advocates. Many provinces, and the...

Concerns around data hacking and identity theft via biometrics are on the rise, report says

A Capterra study of 756 Canadians has revealed that the use of biometric data has risen among consumers since the start of the pandemic, creating concerns about...

Cyber Security Today, May 9, 2022 – Breaches of security controls at Ikea Canada and two American healthcare providers

This episode reports on data breaches, a new trick by a hacker and GitHub's determination to get developers to use two-factor authentication

Cyber Security Today, May 4, 2022 – Advice to IT managers and individuals for World Password Day

This episode reports on taking advantage of World Password Day, tactics of an updated ransomware strain and warnings to toughen email security

Cyber Security Today, May 2, 2022 – More on how the Conti ransomware gang works, individuals victimized by ransomware, news on wiperware and more

This episode reports on ransomware, wiperware, the latest attacks by APT29 and a warning to NAS users

Cyber Security Today, April 27, 2022 – Lots of software still has log4j2 vulnerabilities, hackers took only days to exploit a VMware vulnerability and...

This episode reports on Log4Shell vulnerabilities, the speedy work of hackers, a website that catalogs one hacker's efforts to compromise the NPM library and a risky wireless brake light solution

Samsung Electronics Canada launches protection plan for corporate devices

Samsung Electronics Canada is launching Samsung Care+ for Business, a device lifecycle management service for corporate devices

Cyber Security Today, April 25, 2022 – Report shows how Lapsus$ gang was successful, and patches for Atlassian, Java and Amazon software are released

This episode talks about a report that shows how Lapsus$ gang was successful, and patches for Atlassian, Java and Amazon software are released

Canada, U.S. in group planning to bridge global privacy rules

Canada, the U.S., and five other Pacific rim countries will try to create international rules to bridge different regulatory approaches to data protection and...

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