Cyber threats are more abundant than ever
Here’s how you can help your organization prepare
Cybersecurity poll finds 84% rethink engaging with breached businesses
KPMG says organizations should take a harder look at the systems and protocols.
Top cyber threats: Prepare for attacks to avoid ransom demands
Attacks are escalating across the country and manufacturers are not immune.
Customer experience outsourcers launch self-service options to improve business outcomes
Outsourcers integrate advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to improve the customer journey and agent experience
Experts say Twitter breach troubling, undermines trust
Hackers used social engineering to target Twitter’s employees and then gained access to the high-profile accounts.
Board-business dynamic is contributing to cyber risk: EY
34% of companies have yet to fully articulate their cybersecurity risk, compared to 16% of global.
Working from home requires protection against cyber attacks
How to start, stop, and continue to ensure strong cyber-resilience is retained.
Actions Canadian business leaders should consider to manage COVID-19
Look at reduced demand for exports, supply chain disruptions, adverse domestic spending and financial liquidity constraints.
Chinese military members face charges in Equifax breach
A 2017 breach saw the personally identifiable information of at least 19,000 Canadians stolen from the credit monitoring company.
Ryerson University organizations launch cybersecurity accelerator
Initiative is billed as Canada’s first commercial accelerator specifically designed for scale-up companies in cybersecurity and related fields.
Mastercard to build new cybersecurity centre in Vancouver
The feds say the centre will support 380 jobs and 100 co-op positions.
Look to the IT edges to secure your digital transformation
Take a holistic view of security to develop a comprehensive strategy.
Waterloo Brewing loses $2.1M in social engineering cyber attack
Involved the impersonation of a creditor employee and fraudulent wire transfer requests.
Nunavut government services affected by ransomware attack
Investigation is looking at how the attack was able to infiltrate the system so completely.
Canadian organizations more aware, many exposed to cyber attacks
Survey finds 71% impacted by cyber incidents that disrupted operations.
Federal program to protect SMEs from cyber threats
Voluntary cyber security certification will help businesses achieve a baseline level of cybersecurity.
Capital One target of massive data breach [UPDATED]
Gained access to data from 100 credit applications, including 6 million Canadians.
BlackBerry expands partnership with LG Electronics as it reports Q1 results
BlackBerry QNX software will be used in infotainment systems, digital instrument clusters and telematics systems for internet-connected vehicles.
IIoT offers benefits, but be prepared to manage the risks
It will open networks to vulnerabilities that must be addressed.
China mum on Trump Xi meeting as Huawei says sales slowing
Trump prepares to expand 25% tariffs to cover another US$300 billion of Chinese products.
Huawei warns US would hurt itself by cutting off tech ties
Number 2 smartphone maker denies its products would be used for China’s cyberespionage.
Protect your processes from cyber threats
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Norwegian aluminum producer hit by cyber attack
Norsk Hydro’s plants in Europe and the US were isolated and switched to manual operations.
Exposed Chinese database shows depth of surveillance state
Real-time data on more than 2.5 million people in western China, updated constantly with GPS co-ordinates.
Chief electoral officer worries parties are weak link in cybersecurity chain
Cites lack of resources to secure systems and thousands of volunteers that could fall prey to cyber tricks.
National security ‘comes first’ in Huawei 5G review: Champagne
Infrastructure Minister cites need to properly assess whatever risk, or benefits, that there might be.
Beware of foreign espionage threat to your networks: security agencies
RCMP workshops highlighted “supply chain vulnerability” – a back-door tactic to infiltrate systems.
US says China hacking increasing ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
Report says Chinese hacking efforts aimed at stealing American technology and trade secrets have “increased in frequency and sophistication” this year.
EMC Secure program provides cybersecurity resources to SMEs
Will immediately give more than 13,000 active consortium members access to a leading technology platform.
Failure to report Canadian privacy breaches could mean big fines after Nov. 1
Some argue the new rules don’t go far enough, and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner needs enforcement powers.
Air Canada says mobile app breach may affect up to 20,000 customers
Aeroplan numbers, passport numbers, birth dates, nationalities and countries of residence could have been accessed.
Deloitte report warns of growing Canadian cybersecurity talent gap
Demand is climbing by 7% annually; more than 5,000 positions to fill between 2018 and 2021.