Basic security measures could have reduced losses from cyber attacks, says insurance provider

Failing to follow basic security controls is the prime reason why security losses by organizations are increasing in frequency and severity, says a cyber insurance company. In a report released this morning (registration

Published on: September 11th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Warning for Linux users, fake Verizon, SBA scams and Canadian vets offered cyber training

Warning for Linux users, fake Verizon, SBA scams and Canadian vets offered cyber training. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday August 14th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.  

Published on: August 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Canon hit by ransomware, more on fake website addresses and a bank fined for a hack

Canon hit by ransomware, more on fake website addresses and a bank fined for a hack Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday August 10th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for

Published on: August 10th, 2020 Alex Coop

Cyber Security Today – Survey shows how worried Americans are about online privacy

A new survey shows how worried Americans are about online privacy. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday August 5th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Online privacy is still

Published on: August 5th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Financial management app hacked, stolen data giveaway, warning for QNAP users and Garmin attack update

Financial management app hacked, stolen data giveaway, warning for QNAP users and Garmin attack update Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday July 29th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: July 28th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Twitter hack aftermath, more Android malware, actors on alert and a streaming media warning

Twitter hack aftermath, more Android malware, actors on alert and a streaming media warning. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday July 17th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. This

Published on: July 17th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data

Warning to online retailers, Microsoft wins over COVID scammers and activists lose control over stolen police data. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday July 8th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity

Published on: July 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software

Home surveillance camera nightmare, jail time for attacker and the most vulnerable software Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 29th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   In

Published on: June 29th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google, and more

Beware of Lucifer, better privacy controls from Apple and Google and more Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 26th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. A new variety

Published on: June 26th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Who do you trust on the internet? A look at three scams

COVID, LinkedIn scams take advantage of your trust. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 22nd. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Today's podcast deals with three scams, which,

Published on: June 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Google erases bad Chrome extensions, Wells Fargo customers get attacked and Netgear router owners warned

Google erases bad Chrome extensions, Wells Fargo customers get attacked and Netgear router owners warned. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 19th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.

Published on: June 19th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Warning to Claire’s shoppers, Tim Hortons app location data controversy and should turn your lights off ?

Warning to Claire's shoppers, Tim Hortons app location data controversy and why you should turn your lights off Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Wednesday June 17th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on

Published on: June 17th, 2020 ITBusiness Staff

Cyber Security Today – Why a warning wasn’t enough to stop this ransomware attack

Advanced warning should have stopped this ransomware attack, and more on two-factor authentication Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Monday June 15th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com. Last Friday

Published on: June 15th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Cyber Security Today – Use this tactic to block data breaches

Use this tactic to block data breaches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It's Friday June 12th. I'm Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.   Today's podcast offers another example of how

Published on: June 12th, 2020 Howard Solomon