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Cyber Security Today – E-commerce sites get hacked, Microsoft details a cyber attack, CIRA offers free DNS service

E-commerce sites continue to be hacked, Microsoft details how an organization was stung and CIRA offers free DNS service. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday April 6th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: April 6th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Essential industries are getting CIRA’s cybersecurity services for free

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) today announced six months of free access to CIRA DNS Firewall to all healthcare facilities, small businesses and non-profits to help them protect against a growing number

Published on: April 3rd, 2020 Pragya Sehgal

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 malware wipes hard drives, a warning from governments, and a Microsoft alert over VPNs

COVID-19 malware wipes hard drives, a warning from governments on coronavirus aid scams and a Microsoft alert over VPNs. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday April 3rd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: April 3rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Working from home: nailing down your home network

You're sitting at your computer, browsing the web and suddenly a pop-up appears offering you an app that will give you updated COVID-19 info from the World Health Organization. "That's helpful," you think,

Published on: March 31st, 2020 Lynn Greiner

Cyber Security Today – A roundup of work from home online safety tips, and more

A roundup of work from home online safety tips, and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 30th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. To hear the podcast

Published on: March 30th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Some Ontario beer chain outlets forced to use cash-only after cyber attack

Some of Ontario's 450 industry-owned retail beer outlets known as The Beer Store have been forced to accept only cash for sales after a cyber attack. On Thursday morning, the company put out

Published on: March 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked

The latest news on COVID-19 scams, and how GE was victimized when a supplier was hacked. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 25th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: March 25th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Microsoft warns critical vulnerability in Windows already being exploited

Administrators and infosec pros will have to increase the surveillance of their networks for suspicious activity after Microsoft announced the discovery of a vulnerability in the way Windows processes fonts that could lead

Published on: March 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Database with 5 billion records left open, Rogers warns Canadians of data exposure and FBI warns of financial help scam

Database with 5 billion records left open, Rogers warns Canadians of data exposure and FBI warns of financial help scam. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 23rd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Canada’s Trudeau dragged into COVID-19 scam, how not to be victimized by SIM card swaps, NutriBullet hit and more

Canada's Trudeau dragged into COVID-19 scam, how not to be victimized by SIM card swaps, NutriBullet hit and more. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday March 20th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter

Published on: March 20th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – COVID-19 scams continue, here’s how to avoid them

COVID-19 scams continue. Here's how to avoid them Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 18th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cyber security for ITWorldCanada.com.  Criminals continue to try to sucker

Published on: March 18th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Don’t accept ‘no,’ women who want careers in cybersecurity can get one, says Juniper Networks exec

Samantha Madrid's path to becoming vice-president of Juniper Networks' security business began in high school when she was told, 'no'. It's not uncommon for women to be told no, particularly those trying to

Published on: March 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Don’t be flattered by an award scam, Microsoft pushes MFA and why you need to patch fast

Don't be flattered by an award scam, Microsoft pushes MFA and why you need to patch fast. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday March 11th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: March 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Huge database on American homeowners left exposed, don’t fall for this certificate scam, check your Android version and Linux warning

Huge database on American homeowners left exposed, don't fall for this certificate scam, check your Android version and Linux warning Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday March 9th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing

Published on: March 9th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Calls for nominations are now open for new women-led cybersecurity recognition awards

Cybercriminals are always at least one step ahead of everyone else, so why not encourage as many people as possible to enter the cybersecurity field? That’s the idea behind a new recognition program

Published on: March 6th, 2020 IT Business Staff