In this podcast, you will hear some of the reasons why you and your business must be cyber aware in today's world. Even if you are running a small business, Darnley talks about the importance of having the right mindset while proactively keeping your pencil sharp to mitigate these risks.
Stolen data includes names, addresses, phone numbers, and credit scores.
CapitalOne infrastructure breach
Capital One disclosed on Monday that personal information - including names, addresses, phone numbers, and credit scores - 100 million individuals in the USA and six million people in Canada were obtained by the Seattle hacker. Approximately one million social insurance numbers of Canadian credit card customers were also stolen.
According to court documents, a...
What is Cryptojacking?
Cryptojacking is the secret use of your computing device to mine cryptocurrency.
How it is utilized?
Cryptojacking or cryptocurrency mining works by websites running hidden mining scripts in your browser without your knowledge/consent. They mine by using your computer's processor to earn money for someone else. Your machine may get hot, loud, and slow.
How Do I Protect My Business?
I always suggest keeping your browser up...
Every Canadian business must adhere to Canada’s Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) – any organization that collects, uses or discloses personal information must ensure they’re ready to comply with the privacy act’s new mandatory data breach response requirements as of November 1, 2018 or face non-compliance consequences.
What is trust? As human beings, we have the tendency to trust others, even if we like to think so or not. In the new digital age of social engineering, the attacks are going beyond your typical obvious looking phishing attacks with fake company logos, fake help desk phone calls – however, more sophisticated attacks are emerging that go beyond amateur means.
According to Microsoft Secure Blog The Emerging Era of Cyber Defense and Cybercrime, by the year 2020 the world will need to cyber defend 50 times more data than it does at the present day. The World Economic Form recognized cyber risk as one of the top commercial risks facing the world today.
When it comes to your organization’s protection against cyber-crime, there are many questions that can be asked to assess your vulnerabilities. Regardless of your company size or field – these vulnerabilities directly affect each and every one of you in ways you may not even realize.
Voice-activated digital assistants like Echo, Alexa, and Siri – have become commonplace for most households and now businesses. This opens up new types of security risks – from issuing commands that aren’t audible to humans to exploiting accessibility settings.
Cybersecurity Insurance is one of the many options we get asked about when we talk about the cybersecurity onion layer of protection. Let’s explain the key things you need to know about when it comes to cyber insurance.
In the light of the recent Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that are currently found in processors should provide good lessons for all. These hardware-based attacks are known as “side-channel attack”.