CANADA NEWS

Childrens' Hospital apologizes for rogue employee breach

Alberta Health Services is apologizing following a data breach at Alberta Children's Hospital.

Canadian launches $500m class action against Home Depot

A Canadian is leading a $500 million class-action lawsuit against Home Depot following its data breach in which up to 56 million US and Canadian credit cards were stolen.

Faulty UBC software exposed student financial information

Students at the University of British Columbia have been warned that their personal information may have been exposed thanks to a software bug.

CSEC mishandled private communications, says watchdog

Canada's foreign spy agency mishandled information on private communications that it had collected by mistake, according to the most recent report by a government watchdog.

National Research Council breached

Canada's National Research Council has written to partner companies informing them of a breach of its cybersecurity systems.

OPINIONS

Why the Home Depot attack shouldn't have happened

Why the Home Depot attack shouldn't have happened

Major retailers are falling prey to massive credit card information heists, despite spending millions on cyber security systems.

Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE: The sky is not falling

Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE: The sky is not falling

While it may seem like 2014 is the year of the vulnerability, in reality, this year has not been much different than years past.

Product Reviews

Avatier Identity Management Suite

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Besides automating user creation, the Avatier suite of products offers seamless integration with HR software, enables IT departments to set up a web portal for users to reset their passwords, and it can also create workflows so that high-level IT personnel aren’t bogged down with lower-level requests.

ForeScout CounterACT

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The ForeScout CounterACT is a policy-based network access control product that allows for inventory, classification and regulation of endpoints and network devices.

Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway

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The Forum Systems Sentry API Gateway is a comprehensive application security appliance that allows users to set up robust security over a variety of different protocols and data formats.

Hexis Cyber Solutions NetBeat NAC Enterprise

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The Hexis Cyber Solutions NetBeat NAC is a well-designed network access control solution that can be deployed in minutes.

Lieberman Software Enterprise Random Password Manager

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ERPM can come in one of several ways. In addition to a standard Windows installer package, it can also come as a virtual appliance for VMware or HyperV.

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