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Vulnerability in Intel chipsets could lead to ‘chaos’, predicts report

If your laptop, desktop or server has an Intel processor other than the latest generation, don't let anyone else get their hands on it. That's one of the key defences recommended after the

Published on: March 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

BlackBerry releases updates to SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication

Today, BlackBerry announced updates to its SecuSUITE for Government and AtHoc Crisis Communication solutions. Related: https://www.itworldcanada.com/article/blackberry-secusuite-for-government-now-meets-u-s-standard-for-voice-encryption/394989 “We have a long history of supporting the public sector with secure and innovative solutions. BlackBerry is

Published on: March 4th, 2020 Buckley Smith

3 key reasons not to tell your team about planned cyberattack simulations

By Dave Gordon   Cyberattacks and data breaches have now become a pressing concern for all organizations regardless of size, industry and origin. Just recently, Canadian federal agencies were reported to have mishandled

Published on: March 3rd, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Wi-Fi vacuum cleaner a threat, more WordPress plugin hacks, the worst stores for unsafe Android apps

Wi-Fi vacuum cleaner a threat, more WordPress plugin hacks, the worst stores for unsafe Android apps and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 2nd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: March 2nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Security conference offers advice, healthcare industry warning and macro phishing alert

Security conference offers advice, healthcare industry warning and macro phishing alert. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday February 28th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Xerox announces new cloud offerings

The battle to acquire HP continues, but that hasn’t stopped Xerox from rolling out new cloud solutions. This week Xerox announced Virtual Print Management Service and Workplace Cloud Fleet Management, a pair of

Published on: February 28th, 2020 Alex Coop

Why your phishing defence strategy needs to involve humans, not just tech

By Dave Gordon   Phishing attacks have been around for a long time since email went widespread in the mid-1990s. However, just like many other aspects of cybersecurity, phishing attacks have been becoming

Published on: February 27th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Nearly half of privacy compliance technology to rely on AI by 2023

More than 40 per cent of privacy compliance technology will rely on artificial intelligence (AI) by 2023, a five per cent increase from today, according to a new survey from Gartner. And while

Published on: February 25th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

BlackBerry, Microsoft and other heavy hitters drop product announcements at RSA Conference

BlackBerry, Proofpoint, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and Spirion are among the companies making product announcements in San Francisco at the start of the annual RSA Conference. The conference officially kicked off today with

Published on: February 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Experts chime in on how to avoid misconfigurations in the cloud

By Dave Gordon   The cloud, the newest frontier of data storage, has mega-household name corporate providers – AWS, Google, Microsoft, IBM –that for many, give the impression these services are built like

Published on: February 21st, 2020

TekSavvy partners with Ericsson to upgrade broadband for over 30,000 households in southwestern Ontario

TekSavvy Solutions announced today that it has chosen Ericsson to upgrade TekSavvy’s existing fixed wireless access (FWA) services and network in rural southwestern Ontario. The modernization of the existing FWA infrastructure is expected

Published on: February 20th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

BlackBerry report says data losses increasing due to cloud misconfiguration

Threat actors made "notable achievements" in 2019, according to a new report analyzing trends in cybercrime. "Their focus on improving encryption routines and concealing malicious payloads through steganography [concealing malware within files or

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Dell Technologies sells RSA to Symphony Technology Group consortium for over $2 billion

For now, it's business as usual, but Dell Technologies today announced that it was selling its cybersecurity arm RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium of investors led by Symphony Technology Group, a

Published on: February 19th, 2020 Alex Coop

BlackBerry launches Digital Workplace

BlackBerry has announced the launch of Digital Workplace, a software solution that allows users to access their corporate tools - both on-premise and in the cloud - with threat detection capabilities powered by

Published on: February 7th, 2020 Buckley Smith

Google to implement new quality standard for video ads for Chrome and YouTube starting in August

The Coalition for Better Ads announced this week announced a new set of standards for ads that appear during video content.  The American-base industry group dedicated to improving the state of online ads,

Published on: February 6th, 2020 Pragya Sehgal