Security Archives - Page 3

Hashtag Trending – Russian router hack; Lenovo Z5 teased; Canadian banks suffer breach

The FBI asks if you’ve tried turning it off and back on again, Lenovo’s new Z5 smartphone sounds impressive, and two Canadian banks are reporting a new data breach that affects customers. Trending

Published on: May 29th, 2018 Brian Jackson

RightsCon Report: Few on panel support right to be forgotten

European privacy regulators recognize people the right to have search engines de-index years-old sensitive information about them – including criminal convictions and dropped charges – as a so-called ‘right to be forgotten.’ So

Published on: May 23rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Companies struggling with GDPR deadline, according to report

More than 85 per cent of companies in a recent survey say it will take them at least three months to come into compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that

Published on: May 18th, 2018 Alex Coop

Spending on cybersecurity may boost retail sales, report suggests

There's more evidence that spending on cybersecurity may help retailers sell their products. According to a Capgemini survey of 6,120 consumers in nine countries released Wednesday,  77 per cent of respondents ranked cybersecurity

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Oculus Go launches; Vine’s return on indefinite hold; Facebook raids Instagram photos

Oculus Go might be the VR gadget you actually buy, Vine’s much anticipated return comes to a standstill, and Facebook harvests more than 3.5 billion Instagram photos. From Reddit - The long arm

Published on: May 7th, 2018 Alex Coop

Former Yahoo owner fined $35 million USD over massive data breach

Altaba, the legal entity that used to oversee Yahoo Inc.'s search engine and email service, has agreed to pay a $35 million fine from an American regulator for failing to disclose to investors

Published on: April 25th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Mastercard calls for industry support of online shopping tech standards

Mastercard is calling on its merchants, acquirers, issuers, and other technology players to join the company in supporting a new framework from EMVCo that was revealed last year called Secure Remote Commerce (SRC).

Published on: April 18th, 2018 Alex Radu

New Facebook data breach may include messages of 48 million users, House of Commons committee told

The cyber security firm that uncovered a data breach involving a B.C.-based firm with links to Cambridge Analytica is aware of another Facebook data breach that may involve the private messages of as

Published on: April 17th, 2018 Brian Jackson

Hashtag Trending – Former Liberal aide goes to jail; #Searspocalypse continues; Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe explodes

A former chief of staff goes to jail for deleting emails, Sears stores are being auctioned off online, and the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign makes history. The gas scandal has concluded. David Livingston,

Published on: April 12th, 2018 Alex Coop

SAS announces fraud and security intelligence division

DENVER - SAS Institute is no stranger to fraud, and after many years of experience in the space, the company is creating a dedicated fraud division called the fraud and security intelligence division.

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Radu

HP teams up with Aon to tackle cyber risks with new security solution

LAS VEGAS - Cybersecurity continues to be the hottest topic in the tech industry. HP Inc. has announced it is joining forces with Aon, a professional services firm, to offer a security solution

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – Zuckerberg testifies; Instagram scores low on mental health; YouTube gets hacked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at Capitol Hill, a new report suggests Instagram negatively impacts the mental health of young people, and YouTube gets hacked. Mark Zuckerberg is in the hot seat. Facebook

Published on: April 11th, 2018 Alex Coop

Canadians skeptical about cloud security, except at work, new study shows

Nearly half of Canadians aren’t comfortable storing sensitive information in the cloud, according to a new study. Forty-six per cent of Canadians don't like the thought of storing family information on the cloud,

Published on: April 10th, 2018 Alex Coop

Tech in Sports Daily – Cybersecurity and the NHLPA with Darktrace

Every Monday through Friday Mandy and Alex catch you up on what you need to know about how technology is merging with the realm of sports and health and fitness. Today, the Tech

Published on: April 6th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – IBM discusses Phoenix problems; Boeing hit by ransomware; Microsoft shakes things up

IBM Canada warned federal bureaucrats about the problems plaguing Phoenix in 2015, Boeing gets hit with a ransomware attack, and Microsoft is shaking things up. During a recent Senate testimony, IBM Canada executives

Published on: April 2nd, 2018 Alex Coop