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Students are smarter than their school’s cybersecurity

Cybersecurity may be a top priority for schools, but Canadian high school students are finding ways around those efforts, according to the Back to School survey from McAfee. Nearly a quarter of students

Published on: August 1st, 2017 Alex Radu

Flying into the U.S.? What you need to know about the ‘enhanced’ security changes

If you're flying into the United States be prepared to have all of your devices charged and ready to go due to enhanced security measures made for flights heading to the U.S. As

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Alex Radu

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky fires back at critics

In the semi-opaque world of cyberspace, where attribution of attacks is more art than science and governments and the private sector often work together, a security vendor’s reputation is paramount. With U.S. government

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Howard Solomon

Microsoft 365 combines Office 365, Windows 10 and security

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial versions of Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility with Security will now be part of a new suite called Microsoft 365. Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella made the

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

HP tags Christian Slater and Mafiaboy for cybersecurity projects

HP Inc. has captured a bit of the artistic bug, and it's landed the company at the famous Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The company has extended its work with award-winning actor

Published on: July 7th, 2017 Alex Radu

Printers among your office’s weakest links, MafiaBoy says

PALO ALTO, CALIF. – Noted Canadian teen hacker MafiaBoy AKA Michael Calce, made worldwide headlines just after the turn of the century for producing lethal denial of service attacks against Yahoo, Ebay Inc.,

Published on: June 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Cyber insurance is necessary for businesses

In a world where security breaches and cyber attacks have increased in recent years, businesses are looking for new ways to defend themselves. As a result, cyber insurance has become a popular method

Published on: June 19th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Smartphones the next big machine learning platform, Deloitte says

Usually machine learning is discussed in terms of its impact on marketing or enterprise data, but its next frontier could be considerably more mobile, according to a research director with consulting firm Deloitte

Published on: June 8th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

WannaCrypt just the beginning as Shadow Brokers tease more NSA tools

Shadow Brokers, the group that leaked the U.S. National Security Administration worm that weaponized the WannaCrypt / WannaCry malware for last weekend's global attack, says it's just getting started. In a convoluted post

Published on: May 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Bell Canada says it’s been hacked, apologizes to customers

Bell Canada says its customer subscriber database has been hacked, with the exposure of almost 2 million email addresses, 1,700 customer names and/or telephone numbers. “There is no indication that any financial, password

Published on: May 16th, 2017 Howard Solomon

How to protect your company against the global WannaCrypt ransomware attack

Executives in charge of security should immediately warn employees against opening any suspicious Word documents and apply patches to any legacy Windows systems to avoid falling victim to a ransomware attack that is

Published on: May 15th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Google blocks fast-moving fake Google Docs scam

Google says it's disabled the accounts sending out a convincing fake Google Docs invitation in a widespread phishing scam that hit inboxes around the world yesterday. "We have taken action to protect users

Published on: May 4th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Weak, stolen passwords still a leading factor in breaches: Verizon

Odds are your organization will be breached through a hack than any other method, and most likely by attackers leveraging users’ weak or stolen passwords, according to the annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Howard Solomon

45% of employees admit to unsafe data access practices, Dell finds

Most employees know how important it is to protect sensitive enterprise information, but in practice many admit they engage in risky behavior. That's the conclusion of a new Dell survey of 2,608 professionals who

Published on: April 21st, 2017 Howard Solomon

Fully autonomous vehicles still 10 to 15 years down the road, says BlackBerry QNX exec

Carmakers must calm consumer fears about cost, not just collisions, to fuel the market for self-driving cars, an executive from BlackBerry QNX said Thursday. During his keynote at a Toronto conference, Grant Courville

Published on: April 20th, 2017 Christine Wong