U.S. President Joe Biden is urging Americans to prepare for possible state-sponsored cyberattacks from Russia, while Canadian authorities warn we’re also vulnerable to Russian cyberthreats.
On March 21, Biden issued a… Read More
An Ontario Court has ordered a convicted cybercriminal to pay $2.8 million in restitution to eight victims of ransomware attacks, illustrating how costly these attacks can be to organizations across… Read More
The recent “Zoom-bombing” of a council meeting in Saskatchewan serves as a reminder to municipalities everywhere of the importance of using secure platforms for virtual meetings.
Earlier this month, a rural… Read More
The British Columbia Superior Court (“BCSC”) recently denied certification of a proposed class action alleging user privacy violations in Chow v Facebook, 2022 BCSC 137 (“Chow”). This denial demonstrates that… Read More
Ransomware attacks are not only becoming increasingly sophisticated – they’re also targeting critical infrastructure and becoming more “professional,” according to a recent report highlighting ransomware attacks that took place last… Read More
Since 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) has been used to crack down on companies sending out spam emails and other unwanted electronic communications. But recent CASL fines indicate the legislation… Read More
Ransomware attacks cost Canadian organizations an average of almost half a million dollars last year, according to a recent report that offers tips on preventing costly breaches.
A December 2021 report… Read More
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a new set of guidelines designed to help organizations assess their security and privacy controls.
The guidelines include customizable privacy assessment… Read More