Tag: security

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,

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Ontario Wants Action to Protect Privacy and Personal Data

by Lee Rickwood
Respondents to a government survey indicated fears and concerns about data breaches, identity theft, hacking, lack of personal controls on how data are used, and excessive surveillance and tracking.

Dedicated Devices Promise Personal Information Privacy — at a Price

by Lee Rickwood
Until regulation and legislation comes into effect with the strength to protect all our online moves and penalize those who track them illegally or inappropriately, there’s a real risk that privacy solutions will become a luxury item, putting a basic right out of the reach of many of us.