OpenText's CEO Mark Barrenechea spoke of the importance of adding Carbonite to its endpoint security portfolio. Credit: Buckley Smith

Published: November 12th, 2019


Lack of cybersecurity training still a major issue, says Scalar study

A lack of cybersecurity training in the workplace continues to be a major reason why there's a surge in cyberattacks in Canada, according to a new study from Scalar Decisions Inc. entitled The Digital

Published on: October 25th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Advancements in malware have changed the landscape of cybersecurity, says eSentire

When it comes to protecting an organization from malware, it's a constant game of cat and mouse, according to Sean Blenkhorn, the chief product officer for eSentire Inc., who recently published a report

Published on: October 18th, 2019 Buckley Smith

New study says Canadian SMBs incur a potential productivity loss of $2 billion using older technology

A recent study commissioned by Microsoft and Intel reported that the cost of using a PC older than four years is more than buying a new one.  As per Statistics Canada, Canada is

Published on: October 11th, 2019 Pragya Sehgal

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is not the newest form of cyberattack, although its popularity remains relatively high and the results remain quite devastating, according to cybersecurity experts who spoke at SecTor 2019 this week in Toronto.

Published on: October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

A lack of physical security still leads to data breaches but is being ignored, says study from Shred-It and Ponemon Institute

Do strong cybersecurity practises prevent all data breaches? Not according to a new study from Shred-it and the Ponemon Institute. The recent major data breaches in Canada have led many to put a

Published on: October 7th, 2019 Buckley Smith

FedDev Ontario announces $4M investment in digital identity firm BioConnect

FedDev Ontario's recent $3.9 million investment in Toronto-based digital identity technology firm, BioConnect, will help Canada's Digital Charter achieve its goals to increase the safety and security of its citizens, according to the

Published on: September 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Cybersecurity essentials – Organized approach

This article is the last in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. What is your organizational approach? Cybersecurity

Published on: August 7th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Innovation

This article is the 12th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Have a deliberate approach to innovation

Published on: August 5th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Third-party assurance

This article is the 11th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Provide third-party assurance While I know

Published on: August 4th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – awareness and training

This article is the 10th in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe how you will engage, train,

Published on: August 2nd, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – communications

This article is the ninth in a series of articles by NAV CANADA vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe how, what, and who will

Published on: July 28th, 2019 IT Business Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Response and return-to-service

This article is the eighth in a series of articles by NAV CANADA Vice-President and Chief Information Officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Describe what your incident response plan

Published on: July 26th, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – Investment and initiative

This article is the seventh in a series of articles by Nav Canada vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Define and lay out your investment

Published on: July 23rd, 2019 ITBusiness Staff

Cybersecurity essentials – capabilities and gaps

This article is the sixth in a series of articles by Nav Canada vice-president and chief information officer Claudio Silvestri about talking to your board about cybersecurity. Clearly define your capabilities across all

Published on: July 19th, 2019 IT Business Staff