Cyber Threats

OTTAWA, Dec. 9, 2016 /CNW/ – One year after its founders unveiled plans for an independent, not-for-profit organization that would help Canadian companies guard against cyber attacks, the new Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX) is up and running. At its inaugural annual symposium on December 7th, the CCTX briefed businesses, government, and academics on its […]

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One of the most significant cyber threats for the year ahead will be the ramping up of attacks fueled by “crime-as-a-service” offerings, says Steve Durbin, managing director of the Information Security Forum, an independent, not-for-profit organization focused on risk management. Other trends for 2017, he says in an interview with Information Security Media Group, are […]

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By Press Association Published: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 | Updated: 01:50 EST, 9 December 2016 e-mail The threats posed by cyber attacks are still greatly underestimated by the majority of Britons, new research from BT claims. The telecoms giant found that 60% believe they are more likely to be the… read more at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-4015580/Cyber-threat-underestimated-despite-risks-high-burglary-survey-shows.html

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After months of planning the country’s first national IT threat service has issued its first threat report to a few early members and is ready to launch a campaign to expand its numbers, including lowering its fee for small businesses. ”We didn’t want cost to be a barrier to people being able to get in,” […]

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The coming year is expected to witness evolving technology that introduces new cyber threats and attacks that broaden and differentiate to penetrate new vulnerable surfaces, suggests a report issued Wednesday by Trend Micro Incorporated. The expectation is 2017 “will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to […]

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The coming year is expected to witness evolving technology that introduces new cyber threats and attacks that broaden and differentiate to penetrate new vulnerable surfaces, suggests a report issued Wednesday by Trend Micro Incorporated. The expectation is 2017 “will include an increased breadth and depth of attacks, with malicious threat actors differentiating their tactics to […]

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