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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.

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Technology alone isn't going to secure IoT connected devices

Technology alone isn't going to secure IoT connected devices

It's clear that vulnerabilities continue to exist, despite our best efforts to combat them. In fact, we have addressed many of the same problems before.

DDoS is the new spam...and it's everyone's problem now

DDoS is the new spam...and it's everyone's problem now

As new solutions emerge, it's critical for organizations to protect themselves by being informed, aware, and acting whenever possible. Those that don't take action are playing a very dangerous game.

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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