Tag: cybersecurity

BlackBerry and Canadian Girl Guides Succeed in Cybersecurity Program

By Yasmin Ranade
To mark International Women’s Day, Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) and BlackBerry Limited today announced the success of their joint cybersecurity skills-based program. With the cybersecurity industry facing a significant talent – and gender gap – a big part of the program’s aim was to ‘spark’ cybersecurity interest at a young age.

How Cybercriminals Try To Extort Victims Online

By Christine Persaud
Cybersecurity is a growing concern, especially as we rely more and more on digital channels to communicate with one another. cybercriminals are getting more and more clever in their tactics, and we’re seeing new methods emerge, especially when it comes to monetary extortion.

Ransomware: Threat And Containment

By Yasmin Ranade
Ransomware is a form of digital extortion, first introduced in 2007.   While we may not be hearing about attacks as significant as WannaCry and NotPetya, ransomware cases that are reported indicate evolving approaches and hint at brewing underground activity – the silent evolution,