Turning Competitors into Allies in the Fight Against Cybercrime


Author : Gavin Davidson via Mediaplanet
Source : IndustryandBusiness.ca

According to research conducted by IBM — which reports that over 90 percent of data breaches stem from malicious attacks — the average cost of a single data breach, when measured globally, is $3.86 million USD. IBM’s research also revealed that today’s cyber fraudsters are much stealthier, meaning it will take longer for organizations to both detect and contain malicious attacks.

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New Cyber Security Strategy bolsters cyber safety, innovation and prosperity


Author : Government of Canada, Public Safety Canada
Source : Public Safety Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to defending Canada and Canadians against cyber threats.

Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science & Economic Development delivered the National Cyber Security Strategy

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National Post Data Security Campaign


Author : Ted Kritsonis Via Mediaplanet
Source : IndustryandBusiness.ca

Alexis Dorais-Joncas

Security Intelligence Team Lead at ESET

Smarter Protection Key to Battling New Malware Threats — With businesses embracing the Internet of Things (IoT), a greater level of connectivity should provide an impetus to prepare for inevitable cyberattacks.

A Forbes report found that 32 percent of top tech CEOs felt IT security was among the greatest challenge their companies faced—a concern compounded by new malware attacks aimed at exploiting vulnerabilities.

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Companies Respond to Cybersecurity Threats in New Ways


Author : Ted Kritsonis Via Mediaplanet
Source : IndustryandBusiness.ca

Companies with digital assets have faced cybersecurity threats since the dawn of the internet, but mitigation may be closer than they think. Through cross-sector collaboration, Canadian companies can find success in fending off even the most sophisticated of attackers by leveraging peer-to-peer information-sharing and collaboration through the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX).

As industries diversify and cross-pollinate, they collect digital assets that can carry value on the black market.

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