For years spam has been one of the biggest worries of CISOs. However, targeted attacks through spear-phishing and other techniques are increasingly the leading vector, according to security vendor Positive Technologies.
Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Netflix and Cloudflare are among the big-name companies that have joined an industry-led initiative to reduce the ability of threat actors to abuse the internet’s global routing system for cyber attacks.
In the world of computing, three months can be a short time. For those watching the progress of quantum computing, waiting for the next 12 weeks will test their patience.
BlackBerry, Proofpoint, McAfee, Palo Alto Networks and Spirion are among the companies making product announcements in San Francisco at the start of the annual RSA Conference.
In a report issued this week, the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) says the United States, the U.K. and Australia offer strategies the government here should pick up on to improve this country’s cyber defence.
How tempting a target are companies with industrial control systems to online threat actors? A lot, according to a fake manufacturing firm set up by security vendor Trend Micro to gather intelligence.
In its annual threat assessment Canadian security provider eSentire says attackers will increasingly share techniques
Logs apparently from one gang suggest a recent ransomware attack netted attackers passwords to a wide range of Internet services used by employees, not just corporate servers.
The start of the new year is a time when system administrators need to think about applications reaching end of life. Admins should know by now that support for Windows 7 ends Jan. 14, as well as some versions of Windows 10.
Infosec pros in North America and Europe are being warned of a new ransomware strain.
Businesses and educational institutions around the world that use the TrueDialog SMS bulk texting service are scrambling to assess the potential damage to their communications after news that security researchers discovered a huge database of unprotected messages from the Texas-based provider.
The state of cybersecurity in advanced Canadian manufacturing and critical infrastructure firms leaves a lot to be desired if a survey conducted earlier this year is representative.
The concept would prevent a vendor from avoiding to work with municipalities that give unfavourable security assessments and sell to others who don’t know about the weaknesses.
The federal government on Monday launched the long-awaited cybersecurity certification for small and mid-sized businesses in hopes of increasing the attention SMBs pay to cybersecurity as well as increasing the confidence of online shoppers who buy from Canadian sites.
Just over a year after announcing an updated federal cybersecurity strategy, Ottawa has revealed how it will be implemented.