Ashley Madison May Provide Clues to Regulations Around Data Breach Disclosure

2018-04-16T13:27:55+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

The upcoming mandatory requirement to disclose data breaches will help address some of the anxieties that Canadians have about cybersecurity and data protection, and may prescribe some precautions that organizations can take for remediation. What would these precautions look like? [...]

Utah County Jails Help Some State Felons Rebuild Their Lives and Create a Community

2018-04-05T16:45:57+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

When Jon Stubbs walked out of the Utah State Prison in the fall of 2016, he planned to find work, repair broken relationships and never get in trouble with the law again. So far, he’s done it. “Prison changed me,” [...]

Microsoft Issues Adobe Patch to Tackle Flash Zero-Day

2018-02-08T12:26:00+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Microsoft has released Adobe's patch for a critical flaw in Flash Player that suspected North Korean hackers have exploited in malicious Excel sheets. Researchers at Cisco Talos said hackers known as Group 123 were using the zero-day Flash flaw and Excel sheets [...]

Half of Norway Had Their Data Compromised

2018-01-25T14:16:42+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Hackers have breached the systems of Norway's Health South East RHF (Helse Sør-Øst RHF), and possibly made off with personal information and health records of approximately 3 million Norwegians. Health South-East is investigating an unauthorized intrusion into its IT systems [...]

The Best Open Source Digital Forensic Tools

2018-01-29T17:17:59+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Tags: , , , |

Forensic investigations are always challenging as you may gather all the information you could for the evidence and mitigation plan. Here are some of the computer forensic investigator tools you would need. Most of them are free! Whether it’s for [...]

A Vancouver Driver Was Caught Playing Pokemon Go While Driving

2018-01-25T14:37:37+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Tags: , , |

In November, a  Canadian man took distracted driving to a new level by setting up his own entertainment system on his steering wheel with string. He was caught when a traffic officer spotted him wearing headphones and noticed a tablet [...]