Cybersecurity chief urges closer collaboration between Canada, U.S. to fend off threats
The individual responsible for safeguarding Canadians against hackers emphasizes the crucial need for Canada and the United States to maintain close collaboration in the realm of cybersecurity.
Why cybersecurity experts say you should update your iPhone ASAP
Apple has urgently released patches to address security vulnerabilities in iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches. These vulnerabilities were being exploited by the spyware called Pegasus, which is sold to national governments by NSO Group.
Layoffs hit the once-immune cyber industry
Over the past few months, numerous cybersecurity professionals have been laid off despite initial expectations that this industry would be shielded from the wave of job cuts affecting the tech sector.
Aviation sector organization hit by exploit of CVE duo
According to an advisory by federal authorities on Thursday, a recent attack on an organization in the aeronautical sector was carried out using exploits of known vulnerabilities in Zoho and Fortinet products.
CEO, ex-NSA hacker says ‘people hate’ this advice—but it’s your ‘single biggest’ protection from scams
Adding a step to the log-in process known as multi-factor authentication, such as receiving a text or email from your bank for identity verification, is considered the most effective method to discourage hackers, according to Hanslovan.
Dr. Chase Cunningham - Weekly cybersecurity news September 6, 2023
Stay informed about the latest cybersecurity news with this weekly update. In this video, Chase Cunningham, Dr. Zero Trust, shares the top ten things you need to know in cybersecurity this week. Discover insights on the US Air Force's plan for Zero Trust, the SEC cyber rules, achieving maximum security with Zero Trust, the impact of easily addressable issues on data breaches, the proliferation of malware attacks, the importance of cybersecurity in healthcare, failures in the UK election system, and the challenges faced by state and local election security in the US. Stay smart and secure by staying updated on these key cybersecurity trends.
Key cybersecurity tools that can mitigate the cost of a breach
The latest edition of IBM's Cost of a Breach report for 2023 has revealed some trends. While it's no surprise that breaches come with a price tag, what caught my attention is how organizations respond to threats and the technologies that help mitigate the costs associated with every IT team's nightmare.
Artificial intelligence: transforming healthcare, cybersecurity, and communications
A new era of advancing and interconnected technologies is unfolding globally. These technologies, which combine engineering, computer algorithms, and culture, will fundamentally transform the way we live, work, and connect in the coming years.
Russian cyber-attacks ‘relentless’ as threat of WW3 grows, expert warns
According to an expert, the frequency of cyberattacks from adversaries of the UK is increasing in this era of global conflict.
Honeywell acquires cybersecurity startup SCADAfence for tens of millions of dollars
Israeli cybersecurity firm SCADAfence has recently been acquired by American company Honeywell, as announced on Monday. While the specific terms of the deal were not disclosed, it is estimated that Honeywell paid a sum likely in the tens of millions of dollars for this Israeli startup.
Cybersecurity threats soar by 27% in past year: Report
According to a report from Trend Micro, cybercriminals have been more active in the half of 2023 than last year. The cybersecurity software company blocked over 85.6 billion global threats, including email, malicious files, and URLs. This represents a 27 percent increase compared to the year.
Cybersecurity firms CrowdStrike, Okta shares jump after better-than-expected earnings
CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. and Okta Inc. saw gains on Thursday, with each stock increasing by more than 10%. The reason for this market response was the better-than-expected quarterly results reported by both cybersecurity firms. Demand for their products drove the impressive performance.
Ontario government, Rogers invest combined $8.8 million for province-wide cybersecurity initiative
The Government of Ontario and Rogers Communications have joined forces to invest $8.8 million in the Ontario Cybersecurity Excellence Initiative (OCEI) launch. This initiative aims to enhance cybersecurity competitiveness within the province and assist industries in adopting cybersecurity technologies.
SentinelOne CEO says the cybersecurity company is not for sale
SentinelOne, a cybersecurity firm that went public in 2021 and has yet to witness its stock price surpass the year's highs, is not up for sale, according to Tomer Weingarten, the company co-founder and CEO. In an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Weingarten addressed reports suggesting a potential sale of the company.
Criminal hackers 'very likely' to pose threat to national security, economy in near term: report
According to a report released by the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS) organized cybercrime groups are expected to pose significant threats to national security and the economy in the next two years. The report highlights that ransomware attacks have emerged as the most disruptive form of cyberattack faced by Canada.