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Ontario secondary school teachers’ union notifies victims of ransomware attack

Some Ontario current and retired public high school teachers and related staff are being notified that their personal information was copied by a hacker...

Capterra research reveals the challenges small businesses are facing this year

New Capterra research reveals Canadian small businesses have faced a variety of operational challenges over the last year, including supply chain disruptions, the national...

Montreal-area city hit by ransomware: Report

A Montreal-area city was hit by ransomware over the weekend, according to a Quebec news service. La Presse reported this morning that the city of...

Switch to memory safe languages, NSA urges developers

Application developers can reduce the odds of their code including memory vulnerabilities by changing to a modern language, says the U.S. National Security Agency...

Dell Technologies expands multicloud data protection capabilities

Today, Texas-based Dell Technologies announced additions to Dell PowerProtect Data Manager, the company’s data protection software, as well as a new component in its...

Some in Ontario broader public sector are “struggling” with cybersecurity: Panel chair

The poor state of cybersecurity of some of Ontario’s school boards, child welfare agencies, municipalities, and hospitals worries the head of the province’s expert...

Data breaches are happening in every organization, no matter the size, says VP encryption, Thales

For Todd Moore, vice president (VP) of Encryption Solutions at Paris-based deep-tech solutions provider Thales, no industry or organization is immune to data breaches,...

Coffee Briefing November 15, 2022 – Walmart and Telus Health partner up; 30 per cent of ad traffic on certain browsers is bot-generated; Calgary’s...

Coffee Briefings are timely deliveries of the latest ITWC headlines, interviews, and podcasts. Today’s Coffee Briefing is delivered by IT World Canada’s editorial team! Missed...

Use of multifactor authentication increasing, Cisco data shows

Organizations around the world — including in Canada — are increasingly adopting multifactor authentication (MFA) to improve their cybersecurity posture, a new report from...

URL scanning service leaked links to sensitive web pages: Report

A URL scanning service included in products from major security vendors has been leaking personal and sensitive information from links to corporate web pages...

Canadian police arrest suspected LockBit ransomware gang operator

Canadian police have arrested a Russian citizen who they say is one of the world’s most prolific ransomware operators behind the LockBit ransomware gang....

SolarWinds to pay US$26 million over Orion compromise

The cost to American companies from shareholder and regulator lawsuits for being hit by cyber attacks is being revealed. SolarWinds said it has entered into...

Big Tech Q4 earnings proof big trouble ahead on economic front: Analyst

News that the mega-vendors reported weaker than expected earnings last week is just one of many signals that this is not just a blip,...

RomCom RAT found in applications from spoofed Veeam, SolarWinds and KeePass websites

The websites of popular business applications from Veeam, SolarWinds, KeePass and PDF Technologies are being spoofed by a threat actor to spread the RomCom...

1Password acquires Texas-based passkey tool provider Passage

Canadian-based 1Password has added a fledgling passkey development tool to its stable of enterprise password manager products. The company said today it has acquired Texas-based...

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